Cassadee Pope is aware of the place she stands in her feud with Brittany Aldean — and that’s with the “group I care about.”
The nation singer, 33, addressed the August 2022 drama — during which she clapped again at Jason Aldean’s spouse for her transphobic remarks — on the Monday, August 7, episode of the “Maintain My Hair?” podcast.
“If I see one thing that’s being mentioned that I really feel is dangerous to a group that I care about … I’ll say one thing,” Pope shared. She additionally acknowledged that whereas “typically it’s higher to only amplify the voices of that group as a result of they know what they’re speaking about far more than I do, typically I can’t assist [but stick up for them myself].”
As for the backlash Pope acquired for her feedback towards Brittany, 35, she recalled telling Maren Morris — who additionally slammed Brittany on the time — that she doesn’t “give a f—ok” concerning the response.
“Individuals would come to my web page and name me issues as a result of I’m sticking up for a group that I care about … I don’t need them at my reveals anyway,” Pope mentioned. “I don’t need them round me.”
The social media drama kicked off three years in the past when Brittany posted a magnificence vlog in August 2022 with the caption, “I’d actually wish to thank my dad and mom for not altering my gender after I went by means of my tomboy part. I like this girly life🤎✌🏼.”
Jason, for his half, agreed together with his spouse’s sentiment. “Lmao!! I’m glad they didn’t too, trigger you and I wouldn’t have labored out 😂,” he commented.
Pope responded to Brittany’s caption by tweeting, “You’d assume celebs with magnificence manufacturers would see the positives in together with LGBTQ+ folks of their messaging. However as an alternative, right here we’re, listening to somebody examine their ‘tomboy part’ to somebody desirous to transition. Actual good.”
As Brittany hit again — additional defending her remarks — the drama turned much more messy when Morris, 33, weighed in, calling Brittany “Rebel Barbie.”
Although the social media backwards and forwards went down final yr, Pope hasn’t stopped standing up for what is correct — even calling out Jason after the current launch of his controversial music “Strive That in a Small City,” which many have deemed as racist. (Whereas CMT dropped the music video amid the controversy, Jason has defended the music and denied the “meritless”
accusations in opposition to it.)
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“I simply really feel like for those who’ve been referred to as out THIS MANY TIMES about being problematic, possibly it’s time to self-reflect? However what do I do know 🤷♀️,” Pope tweeted final month.