John Wealthy is defending Carrie Underwood after the American Idol alum preferred a tweet protesting masks mandates at colleges.
On Tuesday, Aug. 18, quite a few Twitter customers seen that the “Jesus Take the Wheel” singer had preferred a tweet from conservative determine Matt Walsh, who shared a video of his Aug. 10 speech on the Nashville Faculty Board assembly. Within the two-minute clip, he likened a masks mandate to “baby abuse,” writing in his caption that forcing kids to put on masks is “merciless and indefensible.”
Underwood’s obvious assist for Walsh’s statements sparked backlash throughout social media, with some jokingly remarking, “Jesus take the wheel certainly.”
Amid the controversy, which briefly trended on-line, the Huge and Wealthy artist spoke out in protection of his fellow nation singer. “I say @carrieunderwood can like no matter tweet she desires to love. Who’re ‘they’ to shout her down? Be careful, she’s a troublesome Okie gal:)” he wrote. “You see what is going on on right here? It is ‘freedom of speech until you disagree with the mob.’ #CarrieTakeTheWheel”