Brittany Aldean recently landed in hot waters after her gender identity comments on Instagram. Now, the former cheerleader has responded to the backlash by launching a clothing line that reads “don’t tread on our kids.”
The likes of Maren Morris and Cassadee Pope were among those who slammed Brittany over her August 23 Instagram post.
The entrepreneur remained silent for a few days following the criticism, but came back with his answer on August 31writing that his words were “taken out of context”.
Brittany Aldean Announces New Charity Clothing Line
Announcing her new Barbie-inspired clothing line, Brittany revealed that proceeds from sales will be used to support @operationlightshine which helps to fight child exploitation and human trafficking.
The mother-of-two also responded to the backlash over her gender identity writing comments: “As usual, my words have been taken out of context over the past week.”
“Instead of being scolded about twisting my words, I chose to get some good out of them,” she wrote.
His new clothing line‘s t-shirts bear the words “Don’t Tread On Our Kids”.
What did she say about gender identity in her Instagram posts
As reported by Billboard, on Aug. 23, Brittany posted a makeup video with the caption, “I would really like to thank my parents for not changing my gender when I went through my tomboy phase. I love this girl life.
She later doubled down on her point of view with a instagram story posted on August 26, writing, “Advocating for child genital mutilation under the guise of love and calling it ‘gender-affirming care’ is one of the worst evils.”
The mum-of-four continues, “I will always support my children and do whatever I can to protect their innocence.”
She added: “Love protects your child until he is mature enough as an adult to make his own life decisions.”
Brittany’s comments received massive backlash
Responding to Brittany’s comments, singer and songwriter Cassadee Pope wrote on Twitter“You’d think celebrities with cutie marks would see the benefits of including LGBTQ+ people in their posts.”
Cassadee slammed the entrepreneur for comparing his “tomboy phase” to someone wanting to transition.
Singer Maren Morris further deemed Brittany’s comments as “hypocritical” and “hateful” (per Billboard) noting that the conservative celeb had already photographed his children wearing t-shirts with political messages against President Biden.
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