Jason Aldean supplied an initial reaction to the controversy surrounding his tune “Try That In A Small Town” (which he doesn’t appear to have written, by the way), however the backlash has solely continued to brew since then. So now, he has spoken about it once more, this time on stage at Riverbend Music Middle in Cincinnati, Ohio on Friday, July 21.
He says in fan-captured movies, “I gotta let you know guys, man: it’s been a long-ass week. It’s been an extended week, and I’ve seen numerous stuff. I’ve seen numerous stuff suggesting I’m this, suggesting I’m that. Hey, right here’s the factor, right here’s one factor I really feel: I really feel like everyone’s entitled to their opinion. You possibly can suppose one thing all you need to, it doesn’t imply it’s true, proper? What I’m is a proud American. I’m proud to be from right here. I really like our nation, I need to see it restored to what it as soon as was earlier than all this bullsh*t began taking place to us. I really like my nation, I really like my household, and I’ll do something to guard that, I can let you know that proper now.”
🇺🇸 USA Chants Break Out as Jason Aldean Addresses the Media Assaults on Him This Week
“I really like our nation. I need to see it restored to what it as soon as was earlier than all this bullsh*t began taking place to us.”
*From final night time’s present in Cincinnati, OH (7/21) pic.twitter.com/VKGRIp0PvD
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That sparked a “USA” chant from the viewers, after which Aldean continued, “Right here’s what I need to say: lotta issues on the market, and one factor I really like, you guys know the way it’s this point in time, is cancel tradition is a factor. That’s one thing that, if individuals don’t like what you say, they fight to ensure they will cancel you, which suggests attempt to spoil your life, spoil every little thing. One factor I noticed this week was a bunch of nation music followers that may see via numerous the bullsh*t, alright? I noticed nation music followers rally like I’ve by no means seen earlier than, and it was fairly badass to observe, I gotta say, thanks guys a lot.”