Brittany Aldean Seemingly Weighs in on Jason Aldean's Music Video Backlash

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As her husband Jason Aldean continues to face criticism for his song "Try That In A Small Town" and its new music video, Brittany Aldean appears to subtly address the backlash in a social media post.

The 35-year-old shared a photo of herself and Aldean sitting on a beach with the caption, "Never apologize for speaking the truth❣️🇺🇸."

Many of Aldean's loyal fans interpreted this as a response to the current situation and shared support for the couple in the comments.

Brittany also shared an Instagram Story which more directly addressed the backlash, writing, "Media.. it's the same song and dance. Twist everything you can to fit your repulsive narrative. How about instead of creating stories, we focus on the REAL ones such as CHILD TRAFFICKING? Food for thought."

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The music video, which premiered on July 14, has since been pulled by CMT, although according to Billboard, the outlet did not share a reason behind the decision.

Many continue to criticize the "Try That In A Small Town" music video and lyrics for promoting violence and "gun extremism and vigilantism," as State Representative Justin Jones of Tennessee defined it on Twitter.

One major detail being called out is the choice of location, as Aldean filmed the video in front of the Maury County Courthouse in Columbia, Tennessee, which was the site of the 1927 lynching of Henry Choate, an 18-year-old Black man.

Throughout the video, there are also many clips of protests and other news footage, with lyrics like, "Got a gun that my granddad gave me/They say one day they're gonna round up/Well, that shit might fly in the city, good luck."

The chorus states, "Try that in a small town/See how far ya make it down the road/Around here, we take care of our own."

On July 18, the country singer responded to the backlash on Twitter, stating that the claims that his song promotes racist violence are "not only meritless, but dangerous."

Aldean explained that the song "refers to the feeling of a community that [he] had growing up, where we took care of our neighbors, regardless of differences of background or belief. Because they were our neighbors, and that was above any differences."

The debate surrounding the song and its music video continues, with more and more chiming in with their thoughts on the controversy.

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