Gold's gym locations leave brand over political contribution

October 27, 2010 1:13:19 AM PDT
Four Gold's Gym locations in the Bay Area say they will leave the Gold's brand because the owner made a hefty contribution to a political group opposed to gay rights.

Gold's owner, Robert Rowling donated $2 million to American Crossroads, which has ties to GOP strategist Karl Rove.

However, Rowling says his donation is about fiscal policy, not gay rights.