The Best And Worst Reactions To Carrie Underwood’s Gay Marriage Endorsement

After Carrie Underwood endorsed gay marriage in an interview with The Independent this weekend, critics were wondering how her conservative fan base would react. Judging from her Facebook fan posts, reaction is mixed. There’s definite backlash there, but there’s also a ton of support. I doubt this is going to turn into a Dixie Chicks thing. History is on Carrie’s side.

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If you missed it, Carrie gave an excellent interview with the Independent UK newspaper about her support for gay marriage. This was her big quote from the interview:

“As a married person myself, I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love and want to marry,” Underwood told the Independent. “I can’t imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love.”

The backlash:

The support:

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