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Victoria Jackson, Former 'SNL' Cast Member, Talks 'Secret, Underground Group' Of Hollywood Conservatives

Actress Victoria Jackson works as a television reporter at the My VH1 Music Awards 2001 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angel
Actress Victoria Jackson works as a television reporter at the My VH1 Music Awards 2001 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA., Sunday, Dec. 3, 2001. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson is not afraid to air her radical conservative views. However, she is aware that not everyone working in show business is as vocal as she is, saying an underground network of conservative stars exists in Hollywood.

“In LA, there is a secret, underground group of showbiz conservatives. It started with two people in 2000. I was at the fifth or tenth meeting, and now there are over 2,000 people,” Victoria tells me. “The only ones out of the closet are Jon Voight and Pat Boone. There are famous people in there, but they don’t want to lose their career -- and conservatives are blacklisted.”

Jackson refused to name any other celebrities in the "secret, underground group."

Claiming that it is very hard to be even a moderate conservative in the entertainment business, Jackson says it’s much easier to be accepted as a scientologist or homosexual.

“It’s much easier to be a Scientologist or gay in Hollywood. First of all, it’s in style to be gay. Every TV show and every movie is gay, and all the producers who are making them are gay. If you are gay, go to Hollywood because you are going to do really well there,” Victoria said. “Scientology -- Hollywood doesn’t care what religion you are, as long as you can make money. However, there is a new antagonism to conservatives.”

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