Garth can’t catch a break lately when it comes to politics.
If you remember back to February, Garth got BLASTED on Instagram when he wore Hall of Fame running back BARRY Sanders jersey to his stadium show at Ford Field in Detroit.
He was called a “big freakin’ liberal socialist” and “weird that a millionaire would like a socialist,” everything about it was peak social media in 2020.
And now, Garth is getting roasted again on social media, this time for his alleged (and completely inaccurate) endorsement of Donald Trump.
Long story short, a report surfaced on Politico that Garth Brooks, Dennis Quaid, and a number of other celebrities were targeted by a health department ad campaign to “defeat despair and inspire hope, sharing best practices for businesses to operate in the new normal and instill confidence to return to work and restart the economy” regarding Coronavirus.
Dennis Quaid and gospel singer CeCe Winans have already filmed the PSAs and others like Garth Brooks and Dr. Oz were targeted as well. However, Garth was only asked. He has not confirmed, endorsed or appeared in anything at the moment.
But that didn’t stop Garth from taking a beating on Twitter:
Garth Brooks is a Trumper?
Did NOT think that’s what he meant by “low places”.
Garth Brooks has gone his whole career without making any political announcements, claiming he wants his music to appeal to all fans. Imagine blowing a 30 year streak to give plaudits to fucking TRUMP.
Of course, some were quick to point out that Garth didn’t endorse anybody and hasn’t even agreed to do the COVID commercial. Jason Isbell called on folks to actually read the article before making comments.
Garth hasn’t done anything for trump- read the article if you’re gonna comment on it
Jesus Christ people if there is an article link, READ the damn thing before commenting. THe politico article does NOT say Garth Brooks is appearing in a PSA for Trump(Covid-19). THey approached him but his has not agreed to do it. Wait before condemning Brooks
Others pointed out that Garth performed at the Obama inauguration back in 2009 and declined to perform at Trump’s in 2016 due to a scheduling conflict with his shows in Cincinnati.
Either way, the entire ordeal is illustrative of the EXTREMELY hyper charged political climate that we’re living in right now. Emotions run hot, facts go out the window and the media just throws gas on the fire.