Morgan Wallen — the forthcoming musical visitor for “Saturday Evening Live” — strike a bitter note right before generation week even started.
The 27-calendar year-aged country singer came under criticism on Tuesday soon after appearing maskless at a property occasion in a TikTok online video.
Wallen, who was in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for the Crimson Tide football match towards the Texas A&M Aggies, identified himself the star on several TikToks when celebrating the Crimson Tide gain with no a mask or social distancing.
In a video clip, posted by a consumer known as @ashleighludlam, reveals Wallen performing shots at the crowded dwelling with other unmasked and non-social distancing partygoers. The TikTok also options Wallen kissing an unmasked female.
Many on the common video-sharing application have been speedy to condemn the state star.
“He single handily gonna distribute COVID to each individual gal at Bama,” wrote one person.
“Morgan Wallen and 50 % of Bama aged 18-25 examined good for COVID-19,” wrote an additional.
Showing mere days soon after the well-liked sketch exhibit commenced its 46th time in studio 8H, the movie lifted issues on how the demonstrate will technique coronavirus basic safety steps among forged members forward of Wallen’s physical appearance on the show.
Wallen is no stranger to stirring up hassle. In May perhaps, the singer was arrested in Nashville for disorderly perform when he and number of buddies commenced kicking glass objects within a bar. Back again in 2016, he was arrested for a DUI but the demand was later on dismissed.
Wallen is scheduled to show up this Saturday along with host Monthly bill Burr.
As of Tuesday, “SNL” has not issued a statement.