Jepsen drops Boy Scouts event over gay rights

March 5, 2013 • Entertainment

Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen performs at the o2 Arena in east London, Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carly Rae Jepsen is canceling her performance at the national Boy Scouts of America Jamboree because of the organization’s exclusion of gays.

Jepsen, the Canadian pop singer best known for the inescapable hit “Call Me Maybe,” made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter.

“I always have and will continue to support the LGBT community on a global level,” she wrote, “… and stay informed on the ever changing landscape in the ongoing battle for gay rights in this country and across the Login to read more

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