Modern Family Co-Creator Offers Ann Romney Role As Gay Wedding Officiant… Once It’s ‘Legal’

Ann Romney (wife of Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney) recently named “Modern Family” as her favorite TV show.

The somewhat surprising news prompted Steve Levitan, co-creator of the LGBT-inclusive ABC series, to thank the politician’s wife for her support while offering her an ironic role on the award-winning sitcom.

“Thrilled Ann Romney says ModFam is her favorite show,” he Tweeted on Tuesday.

“We’ll offer her the role of officiant at Mitch & Cam’s wedding. As soon as it’s legal,” he added, referencing the series’ gay couple played by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet.

Levitan’s tongue-in-cheek offer was seemingly meant as a dig at Mr. Romney, who has stated he believes marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman.

“Modern Family” returns with the premiere of Season 4 on September 26 at 9/8c on ABC.

-- Erin O’Sullivan

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