Maren Morris Blasts Tucker Carlson After His Fox Exit: Details

Karma’s a soothing thought! Maren Morris slammed Tucker Carlson after listening to information of his exit from Fox Information. 

“Completely happy Monday, MotherTucker,” the nation star, 33, wrote through her Instagram Story on Monday, April 24, alongside a screenshot from a September 2022 episode of Tucker Carlson Tonight that referred to her as a “lunatic nation music individual.” Because the picture was displayed, Taylor Swift’s music “Karma” performed within the background.

“‘Karma is my boyfriend / Karma is a god / Karma is the breeze in my hair on the weekend / Karma’s a soothing thought / Aren’t you envious that for you it’s not,” Swift, 33, croons on the monitor. 

Morris then uploaded a second picture that featured the phrases “the one tuckers allowed are the drag queens” over a rainbow graphic. 

Drama between the “Bones” singer and TV character, 54, started final fall when Carlson interviewed Brittany Aldean after she made headlines for making transphobic feedback through social media. 

“I’d actually prefer to thank my mother and father for not altering my gender after I went via my tomboy section. I really like this girly life🤎✌🏼,” she wrote through Instagram in August 2022, alongside a magnificence tutorial.

The influencer, 34 — who shares son Memphis, 4, and daughter Navy, 3, with husband Jason Aldean — caught warmth from varied celebrities for the remarks. Morris, for her half, chimed in through Twitter, referring to the North Carolina native as a “scumbag human,” including, “Promote your clip-ins and zip it, Revolt Barbie.”

Brittany, in the meantime, doubled down through her Instagram Tales later that day. “Some mother and father need to be accepted by society so badly that they’re prepared to make life-altering selections for his or her kids who aren’t sufficiently old to completely comprehend the implications of these actions,” she alleged on the time. “Love is defending your little one till they’re mature sufficient as an grownup to make their very own life selections.”

Carlson, 54, then invited Brittany on his present the next month to debate the feud, calling Morris “some form of pretend nation music singer” who “attacked” the Brittany & Kasi retailer proprietor. 

The political analyst’s feedback seemingly served as inspiration for Morris, who created a line of T-shirts that raised greater than $150,000 to learn trans teams over time. The “Center” artist additionally made herself into a preferred meme, utilizing the verbiage to craft a fake Halloween costume of herself in October 2022. 

Morris’ dig on the California native on Monday got here simply hours after Fox Information introduced that Carlson’s time on the community had come to an finish. 

“FOX Information Media and Tucker Carlson have agreed to half methods. We thank him for his service to the community as a number and previous to that as a contributor,” a press release learn on the time. 

The community famous that the anchor’s final episode of Tucker Carlson Tonight aired on Friday, April 21, and that the vacant time slot will function rotating character till a brand new host is called. (In line with NBC, Carlson signed off Friday’s episode stating he could be again on the air on Monday.)

The Crossfire alum’s abrupt exit comes lower than every week after Fox Information Channel reached a settlement in a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Programs. Dominion claimed they have been owed damages on account of Fox Information knowingly airing false claims about their position within the 2020 election. Carlson, for his half, was among the many hosts and executives that have been questioned as a part of the lawsuit.

In line with Dominion’s lawyer, Justin Nelson, the case was settled for $787.5 million.

Fox, in the meantime, addressed the authorized settlement in a press release earlier this month, which learn, “We’re happy to have reached a settlement of our dispute with Dominion Voting Programs. We acknowledge the Courtroom’s rulings discovering sure claims about Dominion to be false. This settlement displays Fox’s continued dedication to the very best journalistic requirements. We’re hopeful that our resolution to resolve this dispute with Dominion amicably, as a substitute of the acrimony of a divisive trial, permits the nation to maneuver ahead from these points.”

Carlson has but to publicly tackle his exit from Fox Information.