Talking in regards to the Dixie Chicks scandal all through a candid interview with an American media outlet, Swift said:”I seen how one comment ended such a robust reign, and it terrified me.”
The 30-year-old singer, who was an vital fan of Dixie Chicks as a child, broke down into tears as soon as they’d been hated by outraged nation music followers and dropped from nation music stations after Natalie Maines instructed a crowd they’d been “ashamed” of then-President George W. Bush throughout the run-up to the Iraq Battle.
The pop superstar moreover confronted backlash when she bought right here out to slam Republican senatorial candidate Marsha Blackburn throughout the midterm election in her home state of Tennessee in November 2018.
The star moreover revealed her regret at not opposing US President Donald Trump sooner than the 2016 election and that she stayed silent ensuing from her family’s fears speaking out would put her in danger. Nonetheless, she lastly decided getting political was the exact issue to do.
“This was a situation the place, from a humanity perspective, and from what my moral compass was telling me I wished to do, I knew I was correct, and I really didn’t care about repercussions,” the star outlined. “My dad is frightened of threats in the direction of my safety and my life, and he has to see what variety of stalkers we address every day, and know that that’s his little one. It’s the place he comes from.”