Country singing sensation Blake Shelton is causing an uproar with his recent homophobic tweets but did he mean anything by them? It is a hot topic and one that has GLADD asking for an apology from Shelton.
Here is the lowdown on what started this latest drama with The Voice judge. Last night he went on Twitter and sent out about rewriting the lyrics to Shania Twain’s hit song ‘Any Man of Mine’, these couple of lines are what started the whole controversy.
“Re-writing my fav Shania Twain song. Any man that tries Touching my behind He’s gonna be a beaten, bleedin’, heaving kind of guy…”
That immediately caused a slew of responses or as the singer called them “anti-gay hate tweets.” Soon after GLADD stepped in and called the powers that be at The Voice demanded that Blake issue an apology for his words. Since then Shelton has tweeted this apology.
Hey, y’all allow me to seriously apologize for the misunderstanding with the whole re-write on the Shania song last night…It honestly wasn’t even meant that way… I now know that (there) are people out there waiting to jump at everything I say on here or anywhere. But when it comes to gay/lesbian rights or just feelings… I love everybody. So go look for a real villain and leave me out of it!!!”
What Blake tweeted certainly showed a lack of class whether he meant anything by it or not. He could have chosen his words more wisely that is true. Did he mean anything by it well he said no but even his apology didn’t seem 100% sincere. It is easy to see how his words could offend someone especially in the cyber world. I don’t know if Blake is homophobic or not that is not for me to say. But considering all the cyber bullying going on in today’s world maybe Mr. Shelton should think before he tweets. That is what I think what about you?
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