Maren Morris does not “really feel comfy” attending this 12 months’s Nation Music Affiliation (CMA) Awards and probably being in the identical room as Jason Aldean and his spouse Brittany following their dispute.
The nation music star bought right into a social media spat with the Aldeans in late August after Brittany thanked her dad and mom “for not altering my gender once I went by my tomboy section” and Jason commented that he was “glad they did not too”.
Brittany’s comment was condemned by singer Cassadee Pope on Twitter, and Maren replied to the tweet by calling Brittany “Rebel Barbie” and “a scumbag human”.
In an interview with the Los Angeles Instances, Maren admitted she is uncertain if she is going to go to the CMAs in November because of the drama.
“Actually, I have not determined if I am gonna go. I am very honored that my report is nominated. However I do not know if I really feel (at) dwelling there proper now. So many individuals I like can be in that room, and perhaps I will make a game-time choice and go. However as of proper now, I do not really feel comfy going,” she shared. “I am not good at these occasions as a result of I am awkward. However this time I form of really feel peaceable on the notion of not going.”
Maren is nominated for Album of the Yr for Humble Quest, whereas Jason is up for Musical Occasion of the Yr for his Carrie Underwood collaboration If I Did not Love You.
The 32-year-old additionally revealed to the publication that she did not run her “Rebel Barbie” tweet previous her workforce earlier than hitting publish.
“I hate feeling like I should be the corridor monitor of treating individuals like human beings in nation music. It’s exhausting,” she added. “However there’s a really insidious tradition of individuals feeling very comfy being transphobic and homophobic and racist, and that they will wrap it in a joke and nobody will ever name them out for it. It simply turns into regular for individuals to behave like that.”
She continued, “I don’t have emotions of kindness relating to people being made enjoyable of for questioning their id, particularly youngsters. The entire ‘After they go low, we go excessive’ factor doesn’t work with these individuals. Any resistance motion is just not accomplished with type phrases. And there’s so much worse issues I might’ve known as her.”
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