Carrie Underwood loved a video against the use of masks in schools. ‘The mob is on its way.’
It’s sort of open season on country star Carrie Underwood for liking a conservative commentator’s video criticizing school mask requirements for children.
The hitmaker of “Jesus, Take the Wheel” was one of almost 50,000 people who liked the video, which was shared on Twitter last Thursday.
It included conservative commentator and Daily Wire writer Matt Walsh claiming during a Nashville, Tennessee, school board
meeting that masks requirements for school-age children are tantamount to child torture, given the extremely low chance of
mortality from COVID-19 – no danger of infection, but the risk of death.
Walsh jokingly tweeted Tuesday afternoon, “Like everyone else, I am shocked and concerned that Carrie Underwood liked one of my
“She should know better than to imply that she agrees with an extreme and scoundrel like myself. Her lack of discernment is
shocking. I demand that she apologize and renounce me.”
“Carrie Underwood loved my video and now the mob is coming for her,” he tweeted a few hours later. She should know better than
to like what people dislike. This is a sin that cannot be forgiven.”
And the crowd was there, maybe prompted by a popular tweet.
Author and Unitarian minister John Pavlovitz tweeted, “Carrie Underwood being a God-over-Science person is the least unexpected
thing I’ve heard today.” “Delta, take the steering wheel…”
“Carrie Underwood is an anti-masker,” says the author. In my opinion, she is cancel. “Who else’s?” enquired actress Angela Belcamino.
Some have assumed that Underwood’s approval of the Walsh video means she opposes the COVID-19 vaccination.
One reader commented, “Carrie Underwood being Anti Vaxx….anyways we still stan Kelly Clarkson forever the greatest winner of
“Dolly Parton contributed to the development of a covid vaccination.
Another commenter commented, “Carrie Underwood is spreading anti-mask and anti-vax disinformation.” “Trash vs. class.”
Others, like Allie Beth Stuckey, presenter of the “Relatable” podcast, supported the artist.
Stuckey said, “Carrie Underwood liked a video about kids not being forced to wear masks – a stance completely backed by facts —
and she’s being labeled an anti-vaxxer.” “If you think your ‘nuanced’ views will shield you from the leftist cancel mob, think again.”
Other Twitter users, on the other hand, believed that people’s priorities were all wrong.
“Women are being raped by militants in Afghanistan. “People with blue hair are having a tantrum in America because Carrie
Underwood liked a tweet,” tweeted Christian Walker, son of NFL great Herschel Walker, a free-speech extremist. “We’re doomed,” says the narrator.
The singer of “Before He Cheats” is previously chastised by COVID for performing at the Country Jam music festival, which took place
in late June just outside of Grand Junction, Colorado.
Only a few COVID-19 infections are report among festival workers and the 24,000 people who attended each day since the event was
conducted outdoors and in accordance with state and municipal pandemic guidelines.
She has two young boys, aged 6 and 2, with her husband, Mike Fisher.
Since last Thursday, Underwood hasn’t posted anything on Twitter. A request for comment from her spokesperson is not immediately
returned on Wednesday.
Walsh, a Nashville-area parent of four, opposes mask mandates in general and addressed the issue of children and masks at a recent
Metro Nashville Board of Education meeting.
Also, In the video, he says, “You and the school administration have determined that our children should go to school all day, every day, wear hoods like wild dogs.”
“I’ve listened to your arguments and noticed that they’re lacking in a few key elements, including evidence, data, science, common
sense, and basic human dignity. Because you didn’t provide any evidence, allow me to do so right now.”
Walsh then compared flu mortality rates to COVID-19 death rates in children.
The flu mortality rate was greater, he noted, before stressing that no one had recommended that children wear masks during the
2018-2019 flu season, when his data was collected.
The video has received over 1.2 million viewings, around 50,000 likes, and 15,200 retweets.