A CMAs icon! Whereas Maren Morris could have misplaced her class on the 2022 Nation Music Affiliation Awards, she received one of the best entrance of the evening.
“BYOB CMA 🥂,” the “Center” songstress, 32, captioned a Wednesday, November 9, TikTok video as she sauntered backstage on the Bridgestone Enviornment in Nashville. Morris surprised in a low-cut black robe with an extended necklace whereas holding a bottle of champagne.
To finish her look, the Texas native waved to the digital camera as Taylor Swift’s “Karma” performed within the background.
“Karma’s a calming thought / Aren’t you envious that for you it’s not?” the Cats actress, 32, crooned within the clip. “Candy like honey, karma is a cat.”
Morris’ look on the 56th annual CMAs comes shortly after she revealed that she was skipping the ceremony regardless of an Album of the 12 months nomination.
“I’m very honored that my report is nominated. However I don’t know if I really feel [at] residence there proper now,” Morris advised the Los Angeles Occasions in September, referring to her social media drama with Brittany Aldean. “So many individuals I like shall be in that room, and perhaps I’ll make a game-time resolution and go. As of proper now, although, I don’t really feel snug going.”
She added on the time: “Some nights are enjoyable. Others I’m simply crawling out of my pores and skin,” she shared. “I’m not good at these occasions as a result of I’m awkward. However this time I type of really feel peaceable on the notion of not going.”
The 33-year-old boutique proprietor — who’s married to Jason Aldean — made headlines earlier this 12 months after evaluating her childhood “tomboy” section to gender transitions. Morris, for her half, swiftly clapped again at Brittany’s transphobic message.
“If it’s complicated to you, it’s since you suppose we’re ‘preventing’ over politics. We’re not. This isn’t political,” the “Bones” singer, who shares 2-year-old son Hayes with husband Ryan Hurd, tweeted in August. “We’re calling somebody out for being transphobic and pondering it’s hilarious. It isn’t.”
Brittany and Morris continued to shuttle through social media, every persevering with to again their very own positions.
“I used to be extraordinarily stunned. I, in saying my response, I by no means thought that there was something flawed with it,” the YouTube character, who shares two youngsters with the 45-year-old nation crooner, defended her remarks on Tucker Carlson Tonight in September. “I believe I’m advocating for kids. I believe that youngsters shouldn’t be allowed to make these life-changing choices at such a younger age. They aren’t mature sufficient.”
Brittany and Jason, who haven’t publicly made amends with Morris, additionally attended Wednesday’s ceremony. Whereas the trio had been all noticed on the Bridgestone Enviornment, they appeared to maintain their distance.
“Showin’ up simply in time to save lots of the present,” a social media consumer replied to Morris’ TikTok. One other added, referring to one among her jabs at Brittany’s blonde locks: “Slay these riot Barbies, queen.”
A 3rd TikTok consumer paid homage to Swift’s lyrics, replying: “Karma is utilizing your voice for good and being inclusive for ALL nation music followers.”