An aunt and an ally. Amy Grant shut down trolls criticizing her choice to host her LGBTQ+ niece’s wedding ceremony on Monday (Jan. 16).
“I by no means chase any of these rabbits down the rabbit gap,” the Christian pop singer mentioned to Folks of outcry from homophobic critics on social media. “I like my household, I like these brides. They’re great, our household is best, and you must be capable to be who you might be with your loved ones, and be liked by them.”
Grant additionally revealed that her niece’s nuptials happened at the exact same place she and Vince Gill had been married again in 2000. “I personal a farm that I purchased again within the ’90s and so they had been simply in search of a good looking place to get married,” she mentioned. “So, she and Sam acquired married on the identical hillside the place Vince and I acquired married.”
“Truthfully, from a religion perspective, I do at all times say, ‘Jesus, you simply narrowed it down to 2 issues: love God and love one another,’” Grant added in a Washington Put up interview again in November to elucidate her perspective on balancing her well-documented religion along with her help of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood. “I imply, hey — that’s fairly easy.”
This weekend, Grant — who obtained Kennedy Heart Honors in 2022 — opened the long-awaited Los Angeles live performance honoring A&M Data co-founder Jerry Moss, performing her now-classic 1991 ballad “I Will Bear in mind You” earlier than Peter Frampton, Rita Coolidge, David Foster, Herb Alpert, Dionne Warwick and Sting every took the stage.
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