Tucker Carlson known as singer Maren Morris a “lunatic country music person” for her allyship with trans individuals ― so she made merchandise with the phrase and raised over $100,000 for transgender teams.
It began final month, when Morris known as out Brittany Aldean, the spouse of nation star Jason Aldean, for an Instagram publish that mentioned: “I’d really like to thank my parents for not changing my gender when I went through my tomboy phase. I love this girly life.”
Following backlash to her publish, Aldean doubled down with an much more transphobic tackle her Instagram tales.
“Advocating for the genital mutilation of children under the disguise of love and calling it ‘gender affirming care’ is one of the worst evils,” she mentioned. “I will always support my children and do what I can to protect their innocence.”
In a tweet concerning the feedback, Morris reminded Aldean, “It’s so easy to, like, not be a scumbag human? Sell your clip-ins and zip it, Insurrection Barbie.”
Whereas discussing the change on his Fox Information program, Carlson dubbed Morris a “lunatic country music person” ― and the singer beloved it:
She began promoting T-shirts branded with the moniker and pledged her proceeds to Trans Lifeline and the GLAAD Transgender Media Program.
“Have a great Labor Day weekend, lunatics,” she wrote, with a rainbow emoji.