Blake Shelton has taken to social media to respond to accusations of racism and homophobia after some old tweets of his surfaced.
Earlier this week, screenshots surfaced of Shelton’s past tweets which many found extremely offensive. Now that these posts have cropped up all across the Internet, “The Voice” judge is making a statement in response.
Shelton denied any feelings of hate or disgust for minorities and the LGBT community. You can check out his full statement below.
— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) August 17, 2016
The 40-year-old country star credited his racy posts to an immature sense of humor. Are you buying it?
When the tweets first surfaced, a source told Page Six the following: “His people think this will blow over, but as the scandal unfolded reps for ‘The Voice’ called at least one site and asked them not to run [coverage] in exchange for continued access to the show.”