A CMAs icon! Whereas Maren Morris might have misplaced her class at the 2022 Country Music Association Awards, she received one of the best entrance of the evening.
“BYOB CMA 🥂,” the “Center” songstress, 32, captioned a Wednesday, November 9, TikTok video as she sauntered backstage at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Morris surprised in a low-cut black robe with a protracted necklace whereas holding a bottle of champagne.
To finish her look, the Texas native waved to the digicam as Taylor Swift’s “Karma” performed within the background.
“Karma’s a soothing thought / Aren’t you envious that for you it’s not?” the Cats actress, 32, crooned in the clip. “Candy like honey, karma is a cat.”
Morris’ look on the 56th annual CMAs comes shortly after she revealed that she was skipping the ceremony regardless of an Album of the Year nomination.
“I’m very honored that my report is nominated. However I don’t know if I really feel [at] house there proper now,” Morris told the Los Angeles Times in September, referring to her social media drama with Brittany Aldean. “So many individuals I like might be in that room, and possibly I’ll make a game-time determination and go. As of proper now, although, I don’t really feel snug going.”
She added on the time: “Some nights are enjoyable. Others I’m simply crawling out of my pores and skin,” she shared. “I’m not good at these occasions as a result of I’m awkward. However this time I sort of really feel peaceable on the notion of not going.”
The 33-year-old boutique proprietor — who’s married to Jason Aldean — made headlines earlier this 12 months after comparing her childhood “tomboy” phase to gender transitions. Morris, for her half, swiftly clapped again at Brittany’s transphobic message.
“If it’s complicated to you, it’s since you assume we’re ‘combating’ over politics. We’re not. This isn’t political,” the “Bones” singer, who shares 2-year-old son Hayes with husband Ryan Hurd, tweeted in August. “We’re calling somebody out for being transphobic and considering it’s hilarious. It isn’t.”
Brittany and Morris continued to go back and forth via social media, every persevering with to again their very own positions.
“I used to be extraordinarily stunned. I, in saying my response, I by no means thought that there was something unsuitable with it,” the YouTube character, who shares two children with the 45-year-old nation crooner, defended her remarks on Tucker Carlson Tonight in September. “I believe I’m advocating for youngsters. I believe that youngsters shouldn’t be allowed to make these life-changing choices at such a younger age. They don’t seem to be mature sufficient.”
Brittany and Jason, who haven’t publicly made amends with Morris, also attended Wednesday’s ceremony. Whereas the trio had been all noticed on the Bridgestone Area, they appeared to keep their distance.
“Showin’ up simply in time to avoid wasting the present,” a social media consumer replied to Morris’ TikTok. One other added, referring to one of her jabs at Brittany’s blonde locks: “Slay these rebellion Barbies, queen.”
A 3rd TikTok consumer paid homage to Swift’s lyrics, replying: “Karma is utilizing your voice for good and being inclusive for ALL nation music followers.”