Colin Farrell Mocks Church's Reaction To 'Yes' Victory'


Colin Farrell speaks about the passing of same-sex marriage referendum in Ireland, and mocks how the Catholic Church responded to the Yes result.


Colin Farrell spoke to E! News about the Yes victory, which he campaigned for alongside his brother who is gay. In the run up to the vote on May 22, Farrell publicly called for on voters to make history by voting yes. He spoke to the US network about the importance of the Yes result for Ireland, and mocked the Church’s opposition to same-sex marriage.

“It was really funny because one of the arguments when the vote went through was that the church came out and said, ‘You know, this was a dark day for Ireland,’ and all you could see was literally rainbows everywhere, posters of rainbows, T-shirts of rainbows, men and women hugging, men and men hugging, women and women hugging, and yet cut to, ‘This is a dark day in the history of [Ireland].'”

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