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Cher, Lily Tomlin, Robert Culp, Bob Barker, Kevin Nealon Speak Out Against Elephant Exhibit

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The battle over Billy's future home at the LA Zoo is contentious today at city council. A group of celebrities were the first to speak today and they were all against the continuation of the zoo's Pachyderm Forest. They rather "free billy" and see him go to a more open space, which they believe is better to Billy's livelihood. Here are excerpts from what each celebrity said: