Natasha Bure praises mother Candace Cameron for her faith, being ‘bold’ amid backlash


Natasha Bure is defending her mother, Candace Cameron Bure, after the ‘Fuller House’ actress came under fire for her recent comments about wanting to put religion back into Christmas movies.

On Tuesday, Natasha shared her “favorite thing[s]about her mom on her Instagram story, while sharing a photo of the actress and her husband, Val Bure.

Natasha Bure posted on her Indtagram story of her support for mom, Candace Cameron.
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“How much she loves Jesus and how firm she is in her faith,” Natasha wrote. “She’s bold. She’s kind. She’s so creative and has one of the biggest hearts. I admire her in so many ways.”

“I love you @candacebure,” she concluded.

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Cameron Bure’s comments about not featuring same-sex couples in his new holiday movies have been criticized.

Candace Cameron Bure and Natasha Bure attend the 27th Annual Movieguide Awards Gala at the Universal Hilton Hotel on February 8, 2019 in Universal City, California.

Candace Cameron Bure and Natasha Bure attend the 27th Annual Movieguide Awards Gala at the Universal Hilton Hotel on February 8, 2019 in Universal City, California.
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The “Full House” alum, who now works at Great American Family as the network’s chief creative officer, recently spoke about wanting to put religion back into Christmas movies. The actress’ departure from Hallmark comes as the network attempts to add more diversity to its programming.

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When asked by the Wall Street Journal if his new channel would feature LGBTQ stories, Cameron Bure said no.

“I think Great American Family will keep traditional marriage at heart,” she said.

Candace Cameron Bure has left Hallmark Channel after working with the network for over a decade.

Candace Cameron Bure has left Hallmark Channel after working with the network for over a decade.
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Cameron Bure’s statement was recalled by Hilarie Burton and Jojo Siwa. Burton called Cameron Bure “disgusting” on her Twitter, while Siwa shared her thoughts on Instagram, writing, “This is rude and hurtful to an entire community of people,” she wrote.

Cameron Bure left Hallmark Channel in April. She had worked with the network for more than a decade, previously starring in 10 holiday movies and 30 films in total for Hallmark’s Crown Media.

Jojo Siwa slammed Candace Cameron Bure for her "harmful" comments.

Jojo Siwa has slammed Candace Cameron Bure for her “hurtful” comments.
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“My heart wants to tell stories that have more meaning, purpose and depth behind them,” she told the WSJ. “I knew the people behind Great American Family were Christians who loved the Lord and wanted to promote religious programs and good family entertainment.”

In a previous statement, Cameron Bure shared how his personal beliefs align with Great American Family.

“I’m very excited about developing heartwarming family and religious programming and creating the kind of stories my family and I love to watch,” she said.

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Fox News Digital’s Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.


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