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Old 09-20-2007, 08:57 PM
Location: The better side of the Mason-Dixon Line
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We've seen that long thread about the most hated celebrities. How about the ones ya'll respect the most?

My two would have to be Oprah Winfrey and Martina McBride. Both of them have good character and use their celebrity status to inspire and motivate people.

Everyone should listen to Martina McBride's new CD, Waking Up Laughing. Filled with very uplifting and inspiring songs. Martina is also a good Christian and very devoted to her family.
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Old 09-22-2007, 07:42 PM
Location: Mississippi
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I'd have to say Chuck Norris. He was black listed pretty much from the movie industry after he became a born again Christian. He stuck to his guns, and ended up having a wonderful long runnng t.v. series.
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Old 09-23-2007, 04:13 PM
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Bono from U2
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Old 09-24-2007, 03:52 PM
Location: in my imagination
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Chuck Norris is a good choice.

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Old 09-25-2007, 03:15 AM
Location: Bay Area, CA
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First one who came to mind was Ellen DeGeneres, whom I've always admired. She's just a classy woman, who isn't afraid to stand up for herself & others - without being confrontational about it. I also happen to think she's hilarious, and very intelligent to boot. Go Ellen! I also love Queen Latifah, just for being true to herself... she's one of the few who doesn't fall for Hollywood BS, and presents a beautiful image for our young girls.
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Old 09-28-2007, 08:33 PM
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Another vote for Ellen, and Oprah.

Tom Selleck, and that Cal Ripken fellow (I think he qualifies, although he's sports).
And I'd have to list too many Country artists here as well.
Can't choose just one of all these wonderful people, but Oprah could probably take the title.
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Old 09-28-2007, 08:38 PM
Location: Florida
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Tom Hanks because he seems to be an upstanding family man. And also happens to be a wonderful actor.
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Old 09-28-2007, 09:03 PM
Location: A suburb of Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Originally Posted by MiamiRob View Post
Bono from U2
Agreed. I also think that Denzel Washington is up there
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Old 09-29-2007, 07:17 PM
Location: Arlington, Virginia
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Denzel Washington, Lawerence Fishburne, Nas, Faith Hill, and Yolanda Adams
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Old 09-30-2007, 04:04 AM
Location: N.Y.C.
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i would have to say Toby Keith hes been on more than 5 uso tours and he hangs out with the soldiers
hes definitly a man of his words
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