Maren Morris Apologizes to ‘Drag Race’ Cast for Country Music Drama

Maren Morris

Happy with the rainbow! Throughout Maren Morris’ visitor look on RuPaul’s Drag Race, she opened up in regards to the nation music trade’s frequent homophobia.

“Coming from nation music and its relationship with LGBTQ+ members, I simply wish to say I’m sorry,” the “Bones” singer, 32, mentioned throughout the Friday, January 13, episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked whereas addressing the season 15 rivals. “And I like you guys for making me really feel like a courageous voice in nation music. So, I simply thanks guys a lot for uplifting me. … I’m gonna cry.”

The Drag Race stars went on to reward Morris for utilizing her platform to advocate for range and inclusivity, noting her Friday visitor decide position reveals that she’s “down” and “can roll” with the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood.

The Texas native — who shares son Hayes, 2, with husband Ryan Hurd — has lengthy been an ally, and isn’t afraid to face up for what she believes in.

“It was all the time simply very regular,” she informed GLAAD in a September 2022 interview, noting she knew many members of the queer neighborhood from a younger age. “My mother was actually near her uncle rising up, who sadly died within the early ’90s of AIDS. It was simply all the time a dialog in our family that we’re all the identical and there’s no ‘us’ and ‘you.’ … I positively really feel prefer it hits nearer to dwelling for me now, having a son — and I’ve homosexual members of the family.”

She added on the time: “All I can do going ahead with my son is have those self same conversations [that I was taught as a kids] so it’s not even a fancy or a factor, as a result of it shouldn’t be. I positively get heated as a result of … we’re speaking about individuals’s lives. I do get extraordinarily emotional once I speak about it.”

Morris had gotten “heated” one month prior after publicly slamming Brittany Aldean, the spouse of nation artist Jason Aldean, for her seemingly transphobic feedback.

“I’d actually prefer to thank my dad and mom for not altering my gender once I went via my tomboy part. I like this girly life🤎✌🏼,” the blogger, 33, wrote by way of Instagram in August 2022, evaluating her childhood “tomboy” behaviors to that of somebody transitioning.

Brittany shortly sparked backlash for her views from the likes of Morris, Cassadee Pope and Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness.

“It’s really easy to, like, not be a scumbag human? Promote your clip-ins and zip it, Revolt Barbie,” the “Center” songstress tweeted on the time, referring to boutique proprietor’s blonde locks and the January 6 riot on the Capitol following the 2020 presidential election.

Brittany and the nation singer continued to go toe-to-toe on social media, buying and selling barbs about each other and their opposing positions. When the YouTube persona later went on Fox Information’ Tucker Carlson Tonight to handle her perspective, the community referred to Morris as a “lunatic nation music individual.”

The “Tall Guys” musician has since reclaimed the dig, promoting official merchandise with the phrases “Lunatic Nation Music Particular person” emblazoned on it. She donated all proceeds to the Trans Lifeline and the GLAAD Transgender Media Program, elevating greater than $150,000 in lower than one week.