Singer-actress Kristin Chenoweth says
in a new interview that she's lost fans over her vocal support for
“Oh, I've definitely lost fans,”
she told Michigan
LGBT weekly PrideSource.
Chenoweth has spoken publicly about her
religious faith, describing herself as a “non-judgemental, liberal
While promoting As I Am, a
Christian music album, in 2005 she was disinvited from performing at
a Women of Faith conference after she assured her theater fans that
she supports LGBT rights.
“I've been fired from Women in
Faith,” she said. “The haters online and on social media are
Chenoweth said that the experience has
made her “tougher or something.”
“Even if you believe different
things, you still want to be able to have music in common. And now,
I guess maybe what's changed is, it's okay if you don't like my
music. If you don't like what I believe, maybe I don't want you to,”
Chenoweth's latest studio album, The
Art of Elegance, was released last month.