Maren Morris didn’t feel ‘comfortable’ after going to the CMAs Being called out for transphobia

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 Maren Morris is on the fence about attending the CMA Awards in November after clashing with Brittany and Jason Aldean over gender-defining care for trans youth.

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Morris, 32, is set for album of the year for “Humble Quest.” She is up against artists Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Old Dominion, and Lainey Wilson.

The country musician told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday that she was “very honored” to be nominated, but didn’t feel “at home” at the award ceremony.

“Maybe I’ll make a game-time decision. But right now, I’m not comfortable going. The “Make You Say” singer opened up about country music culture and how it affected her amid her feud with Aldean.

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“I hate the feeling of being a hall monitor in country music treating people like human beings. It’s exhausting,” she says.

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“But there’s a very insidious civilization where individuals feel very pleased being transphobic and homophobic and racist, and they can wrap it up in a joke and no one calls them out for it,” Morris said.

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Morris made waves last month after publicly criticizing Britney Aldean. The social media influencer posted a video of her before and after makeup, writing, “I really want to thank my parents for not switching my gender when I went via my tomboy phase. I love this girl life.”

On Twitter, Morris wrote, “It’s easy not to want to be a scumbag human? Sell your clip-ins and zip it up, Rebel Barbie.”

“I don’t have feelings of compassion when people are mocked for questioning their identity, particularly children,” Morris told the LA Times of the feud.

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“The whole ‘when they’re down, we’ll go up thing doesn’t work with these individuals. Any opposition action doesn’t come with nice words. And there are a lot of worse things I could call her.”

Clapback for good: Maren Morris tells she raised $100K for trans groups after Tucker Carlson called her ‘crazy’.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson engraved Morris “crazy” and she quickly changed his words for a positive change.

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Maren Morris didn’t feel ‘comfortable’ after going to the CMAs Being called out for transphobia

The country star said that she raised more than $100,000 in sales of her most delinquent shirt for transgender-supporting organizations, with the words “Maren Morris, Crazy Country Music Person” along with a telephone number for peer support & crisis hotline for trans youth. .

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Profits from the Morris shirt will be split between GLAAD’s Transgender Media Program and Trans Lifeline.

“Suicide rates are so high because of such hate (expletive) I don’t care if it’s a joke,” Morris resumed. “But they don’t want to talk about that part because it’s so real.”

She said that she was never concerned about failing fans as her social and political views were always out there.

“I sleep a lot better at night understanding that people are safe in my group,” Morris said.

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The Trevor Project helps LGBTQ+ people struggling with suicidal thoughts at 866-488-7386 or by text at 678-678.The LGBT National Support Center’s national hotline can be reached at 1-888-843-4564.


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