On Fox & Friends, Miss California Subs For Miss America

The day after the California Supreme Court upheld the state’s ban on gay marriage, proponent of “opposite marriage,” Carrie Prejean (Miss California USA, 2009), sat in for Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson (Miss America, 1989). Prejean on yesterday’s Prop 8 news: “So I’m not the bad guy!”

TVNewser has a highlight reel in which Prejean comes off, arguably, as more professional than veteran anchor Brian Kilmeade (Kilmeade to Prejean: “You touched my thigh.”)

Another clip, wherein Prejean interviews Ugo the dog (you know, that mastiff that Soledad O’Brien —“she’s over there on that other news channel” — tried to get kicked out of her co-op apartment building?)

Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.