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Morgan Wallen’s Billboard Music Awards 2022 showcase slammed as ‘racist’

Twitter will not be proud of nation singer Morgan Wallen’s efficiency on the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.

The beforehand “canceled” 29-year-old carried out not one, however two songs Sunday evening a 12 months after a February 2021 video of him surfaced drunkenly calling his buddy the N-word and different expletives went viral.

“F— Morgan Wallen and this Jim Crow music,” one user wrote. “With what simply occurred in Buffalo, we coulda lower him from the lineup. Un-canceled my ass. That’s the issue now, we all the time giving out second probabilities for MFs to play in our faces.”

Whalen, who carried out “Don’t Assume Jesus” earlier than transitioning right into a efficiency of “Wasted on You,” didn’t tackle the controversy that had him beforehand ban from the ceremony.

“Is @billboard actually supporting and selling this racist prick,” one other stated.

“Diddy offers an award for activism in opposition to racism whereas concurrently giving platform to Morgan Wallen,” one other famous.

Morgan Wallen is presently on tour following the February 2021 viral video of him utilizing the N-word whereas speaking to a buddy.
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BBMA host and govt producer Sean “Diddy” Combs beforehand informed Billboard that he would use the present to unfold “love and forgiveness” round Wallen and rapper Travis Scott.

“So one of many issues I’m doing immediately is uncanceling the canceled. That’s breaking information as a result of folks haven’t been about uncanceling. However canceling is a development that should cease,” the 52-year-old Revolt Media & TV Chairman stated of the favored Gen Z development.

“Travis went by means of a tragedy; Morgan [used the N-word] whereas speaking to his boy,” the self-proclaimed “Primetime Puff” reminded readers. “Folks make errors. Now we’re shifting on with love and respect for everyone that was harm or affected. It’s time to forgive.”

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