Brittany Aldean, who is married to country star Jason Aldean and has a huge following on social media, received criticism this week after sharing photos on Instagram of her family in anti-Biden t-shirts. Now, her husband, who appeared in the publication, defends his beliefs.
Brittany posted several photos of her wearing a T-shirt that read “Anti-Biden Social Club,” a play about the popular sports brand Anti-Social Social Club. The Instagram post included photos of his sons, Memphis and Navy, wearing T-shirts that read “Hidin ‘by Biden.”
Brittany, who has 2 million followers, received nearly 400,000 comments, some positive, some negative.
In another post, she shared a photo of her son, holding up two thumbs while wearing the “Hidin ‘from Biden” t-shirt. “My son!” her husband commented.
Later, Alden used his own Instagram to share his beliefs. “I will never apologize for my beliefs or my love for my family and my country. This is the largest country in the world and I want to keep it that way. #unapologetic 🇺🇸 #phoenixwasfire“Aldean wrote in a Thursday night post with a photo of himself cropped in front of an American flag.
The singer was in one of the photos his wife posted, but he was not wearing an anti-Biden T-shirt.
In her Instagram stories on Thursday, Brittany Aldean also re-shared a TikTok video praising her for being openly conservative. “Conservatives, it’s okay to talk. Some people won’t like you, but most will,” he wrote. “You are also allowed to have an opinion.”
She also shared that she was invited to the Turning Point USA offices in Phoenix. The organization, founded by Charlie Kirk, is a conservative group with chapters at many American universities. Southern Poverty Law Center has warned of Turning Point USA’s “burgeoning romance with the alt-right” and its connection with racists.
church shared a photo of him and Brittany during their visit Thursday, writing: “Anti-Biden Social Club.”
Many country stars sing about patriotism, but keep strong political opinions to themselves so as not to disappoint some fans. In a 2016 interview with Rolling Stone, Aldean said he did not vote in the presidential election because he had just moved and was not registered to vote in the correct county.
When asked if he voted for Trump, whom he said was “busting his ass on the campaign trail” and “digging into the heart of America,” Aldean said, “I don’t know if I’m going to cross that road with you. That’s it. an issue I stay away from. Politics is not a way out. “
He kept his personal politics close to his vest, like many country artists, but since then Aldean has shared more about his views. In August, applauded the fans for not wearing masks at his concert, an issue that has become politicized, although experts say the masks prevent the spread of COVID-19.
His wife has long been open about her views, often posting about her disappointment in the 2020 presidential election results.
At the opposite end of the spectrum, countless stars across the country are breaking the typically maintained silence to share their more liberal political views. Country-pop star Kacey musgraves addressed then-President Trump On twitter in 2019, criticizing their lack of response to mass shootings. “Can’t you hear us? @realDonaldTrump? Don’t you hear our pain? You have the power to become a hero. Why don’t you take it? “
Taylor Swiftthe Equality Act, the bill that extends civil rights protection to gay and transgender Americans, during music videos, award shows, and on social media. He spoke of breaking his political silence in a documentary.
Willie nelson accomplished at a Biden fundraiser in 2020 and the controversy over immigration on the southern border of the United States, calling it “outrageous” and saying that “Christians everywhere should be in arms.”