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Macklemore to donate proceeds from Same Love to marriage equality campaign

Conservative politicians and pundits are outraged that Macklemore plans to sing his pro-marriage equality anthem, Save Love , at Sunday's event. On Wednesday, Abbott tweeted a petition from retired NRL player Tony Wall saying, "footy fans shouldn't be subjected to a politicized grand final".


Macklemore Cancels Aus Press Conference Ahead Of NRL Grand Final

Macklemore Cancels Aus Press Conference Ahead Of NRL Grand Final

She argued homegrown heroes such as John Farnham should be given top billing at the NRL Grand Final. On Wednesday, Abbott tweeted a petition from retired NRL player Tony Wall saying, "footy fans shouldn't be subjected to a politicized grand final".


Macklemore pledges donation to the 'Yes' campaign

Macklemore pledges donation to the 'Yes' campaign

Among the rank of angry Australians is their former prime minister Tony Abbott, the Sydney Morning Herald reports . "Sport is sport!" For some unusual reason, the fact that the song is five years old and had nothing to do with Australia's current same sex marriage debacle went over his head.


Rugby Controversy Puts Macklemore's 'Same Love' #1 On Charts

Rugby Controversy Puts Macklemore's 'Same Love' #1 On Charts

The surge in the song's popularity would suggest that even if politicians aren't thrilled about Same Love in Australia, the people are cool with it. The manufactured controversy has backfired, however - as Macklemore has now topped the charts in the country. But in an interview on The Project on Thursday night, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull laughed off concerns about Macklemore's performance.


Brandis hits out at Abbott over NRL song

Brandis hits out at Abbott over NRL song

But the American performer has hit back, promising a significant funding boost for the country's "YES" campaign. The surge in the song's popularity would suggest that even if politicians aren't thrilled about Same Love in Australia, the people are cool with it.


Brandis hits out at Abbott over NRL song

Brandis hits out at Abbott over NRL song

But the American performer has hit back, promising a significant funding boost for the country's "YES" campaign. The surge in the song's popularity would suggest that even if politicians aren't thrilled about Same Love in Australia, the people are cool with it.