Jason Aldean’s PR Firm Quits After Wife’s Transphobic Remarks
Bowing out. Jason Aldean’s publicity agency of virtually 20 years has resigned from representing the nation star — simply days after spouse Brittany Aldean made seemingly transphobic feedback.
“Music has all the time been and stays The GreenRoom’s core focus, so we needed to make the tough choice after 17 years to step away from representing Jason,” Tyne Parrish, co-owner of GreenRoom mentioned in a Thursday, September 1, assertion to Billboard. “We aren’t the very best individuals for the gig anymore, however will all the time be massive followers of his music — he is among the biggest stay entertainers in nation music.”
Per Variety, GreenRoom didn’t specify the explanations behind parting methods with the “Massive Inexperienced Tractor” singer, 45, to Billboard, nevertheless, the choice comes mere days after Brittany, 33, took to social media together with her controversial magnificence tutorial, through which she in contrast her former tomboy character to that of transgender people within the strategy of transitioning.
“I’d actually prefer to thank my mother and father for not altering my gender after I went by way of my tomboy part. I like this girly life✌🏼,” the previous American Idol contestant captioned her video on Friday, August 26. Whereas her husband joked proper again within the feedback — “Lmao!! I’m glad they didn’t too, trigger you and I wouldn’t have labored out 😂,” — different celebrities didn’t take as kindly to her message.
“You’d assume celebs with magnificence manufacturers would see the positives in together with LGBTQ+ individuals of their messaging,” Cassadee Pope tweeted on Friday. “However as a substitute, right here we’re, listening to somebody evaluate their ‘tomboy part’ to somebody eager to transition. Actual good.”
Whereas Pope, 33, famous that she “stopped following” Brittany’s account a “very long time in the past,” she “couldn’t assist however tackle” the controversy after seeing the social media add, which included a caption concerning the singer being a “girly woman.”
Former Voice winner Maren Morris additionally took concern with Brittany’s remarks. “It’s really easy to, like, not be a scumbag human?” the “Center” songstress, 32, wrote through Twitter. “Promote your clip-ins and zip it, Revolt Barbie,” she added, seemingly referring to the January riot on the Capitol.
Following the backlash, Brittany – who shares sons Memphis, 4, and Navy, 3, with Aldean — addressed the feedback, doubling down on her anti-transgender stance.
“Advocating for the genital mutilation of youngsters below the disguise of affection and calling it ‘gender-affirming care’ is among the worst evils,” she claimed through an Instagram Story on the time. “I’ll all the time assist my kids and do what I can to guard their innocence. The opposite day, Memphis needed to be a dinosaur and tomorrow Navy will need to be a cat, they’re kids.”
She continued, “Some mother and father need to be accepted by society so badly that they’re prepared to make life-altering choices for his or her kids who aren’t sufficiently old to completely comprehend the results of these actions. Love is defending your little one till they’re mature sufficient as an grownup to make their very own life choices.”
The YouTube character went on to checklist the age of necessities for many who need to enter the navy, buy cigarettes, drive a automobile and vote. She then speculated over what the correct age ought to be for somebody eager to “take life-altering hormone blockers” or have “irreversible surgical procedure,” referring to gender affirmation surgical procedure, which reconstructs a affected person’s physique to higher align with their id.