John McCain is witness to Ellen DeGeneres / Portia de Rossi wedding

(Los Angeles : California) Ucs news- Once again John McCain is showing he trademark “Maverick” style. Just hours after appearing at Rick Warren’s Saddleback megachurch Arizona Senator attended the gay wedding of long time friend Ellen DeGeneres. Attending the same sex marriage of Ellen DeGeneres was a risky move for John McCain as he seeks to burnish his Christian credentials with voters while jousting with Barack Obama.

John and Wife Ciny McCain joined DeGeneres and de Rossi at their home Saturday night in Los Angeles. McCain attended in a tuxedo with bolo string tie posed with the newlyweds who wore ensembles by Zac Posen and traded rings by Neil Lane. De Rossi, 35, had on a backless, light pink dress and her hair pulled up loosely, and DeGeneres, 50, wore white pants, a button-up shirt and a vest. “A stunning couple of beautiful women in love” Stated McCain after the ceremony.

McCain them joked with DeGeneres and de Rossi, “Hell I liked marriage so much I did it twice…both time to women.” The Arizona Senator went on to say that he and Cindy would love to be the god parents of any children the couple may have in the future.

The daytime talk-show host’s mother, Betty, and de Rossi’s mother, Margaret Rogers, were among the 19 guests who witnessed the couple exchange vows. Though no wedding date had been announced, the nuptials do not come as a surprise. After the California Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages in May, DeGeneres announced she would wed de Rossi. The two started dating in 2004.

McCain, an outspoken critic of the California law allowing same sex marriages was a surprise guest of DeGeneres. DeGeneres stated, “I just adore John and Cindy. Don”t get me wrong, I do hate that John McCain supports discrimination against gays and belongs to a political party that seeks political advantage gay bashing. I can also see that while McCain supporters work to incite violence against gays, John still a nice guy.” stated the newlywed gay comedian.