Carrie Underwood isn't afraid to use her celebrity status to take a
The country crooner took to Twitter Thursday to express her
frustration with Tennessee lawmakers over the passing of the "ag-gag" bill,
which prohibits undercover videotaping of factory farms, often used to bring
alleged animal abuse to light.
"Shame on TN lawmakers for passing the
Ag Gag bill," the singer
posted on her micro-blogging page, which has nearly 1.5 million
followers. "If Gov. Bill Haslam signs this, he needs to expect me at his
front door. Who's with me?"
It's not all about big business. Please look out for the little guys! Show
TN that you have a heart....#NoAgGag,"
wrote shortly after.
But apparently, Carrie's political concerns
were not well received by state Rep. Andy Holt, who responded to the blond
beauty's threat in an interview with WSMV last week.
"I would say
that if Carrie Underwood will stick to singing, I'll stick to lawmaking," he
fired back in reply to the singer's heated tweet.
the wrath of Carrie (perhaps Holt should have watched her "Two Cadillacs"
"I should stick to singing? Wow...sorry, I'm just a
tax paying citizen concerned for the safety of my family," she
posted in response to Holt's controversial comments.
that's not enough, Carrie also replied to concerned fans on her Twitter
"I'm not against agriculture. That's silly! I grew up on a
cattle farm! I AM against animal abuse. Hope that clears things up. :),"
explained . "My parents had cattle up until a few years ago. We were
local farmers! :) But thanks for the suggestion...have a good one! :)"
wrote in response to a fan asking Underwood to speak with local farmers
before expressing her opinion.
Hey, at least we can all agree to
And we're still blown away by Carrie's class.