Howard Stern welcomes Taylor Swift’s political stance
“Celebrities who won’t say who they’re voting for because they don’t want to piss off their audience – fuck you too!” Stern said Monday on his SiriusXM show. “Like Taylor Swift, so much the better for her. She has about 83 million followers and she went out and said who she votes for and I’m like well is standing up for your country.
As of Monday afternoon, Swift had 87.4 million followers on Twitter, making it one of the most popular accounts on the social media platform. The singer “Exile”, who had has remained consciously silent on politics until October 2018, argued for Biden this election cycle.
“I’m sure his masters were telling him, ‘Don’t say anything, you’re going to make people angry. You don’t want to be like the Dixie Chicks and be political, ”said Stern, who also supports the president. Donald trumpthe opponent of. “F *** that! Be like the Dixie Chicks.
The newly rebranded Chicks, of course, were left out of country music, the genre Swift began her career in, after their lead singer, Natalie Maines, spoke out against President George W. Bush in 2003. Swift a specifically cited seeing the experience of this group as a reason she strayed from politics. She eventually changed her mind, she said, because her moral compass told her to do it. And she hasn’t looked back, when it comes to issues, such as LGBTQ rights or her favorite candidates.
Quick officially approved Biden October 7. On Monday, she reminded her followers to vote and included illustrations of Biden and his running mate, Senator Kamala Harris in the short video message.
Stern also praised singer Marc Anthony for urging Puerto Ricans in the Americas to join him in supporting Biden.
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