wife of country superstar Jason Aldean, posted a before-and-after makeup video of herself on Instagram along with the caption: "I'd really like to thank my parents for not changing my gender when I went through my tomboy phase.
I love this girly life."A post shared by instagramThe mother-of-two was criticized for the comment with singers Maren Morris and Cassadee Pope both publicly calling Aldean out."You'd think celebs with beauty brands would see the positives in including LGBTQ+ people in their messaging," Pope tweeted in response on August 26. "But instead here we are, hearing someone compare their 'tomboy phase' to someone wanting to transition.
Real nice.""It's so easy to, like, not be a scumbag human?" Morris wrote in response.As the controversy continued, Aldean took to Instagram once again to share a quote from podcaster and "Certified Brain Health Coach" Kayla Barnes about compassion."Having compassion not only benefits others but benefits you," the quote begins."We're living in a world of unparalleled outrage; everyone is mad about everything.
If they don't have a reason to be mad, they will find one. Don't be that person," the quote continued. "Try to find common ground, show grace, and know that most of the time, when someone is projecting their anger onto you, it is simply a reflection of unhappiness and brokenness inside."Be good.