Luke Bryan slammed Ron DeSantis on stage during Florida concert: ‘I’m sad and very disappointed’

country star Luke Bryan apparently didn’t hit the right chord with Twitter users after bringing up Governor Ron DeSantis during his Jacksonville show on Friday — and was immediately despised.

Currently hisRaise Up Light Tour,“Tonight we’re going to have a good time and raise some money for the wonderful state of Florida,” he told a packed audience at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena after the destruction caused by Hurricane Ian in September. .

DeSantis, who is currently running for re-election in Florida, encountered a deafening wave of sound as he walked across the stage. video sharing On Twitter by concert attendees.

Opinions on the decision and how Brian took out the governor were quickly shared and analyzed on Twitter, with one user writing: ..but..doing this 10 days before the midterm elections is nothing less than a political could have done this after the midterms.shame on you luke bryan .

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Many users ridiculed Bryan’s choice to bring DeSantis on stage.

“Sad and very disappointing Luke Bryan,” one user tweeted, while another said, “Note to self: cancel Luke Bryan.”

Governor DeSantis tweeted on Saturday,american idol‘ Judging the opportunity to take the stage, he wrote to Brian, ‘Thank you for crashing the party last night.

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Several users were highly critical of DeSantis himself and his policies, with one commenting, “Are you really surprised that Luke Bryan is endorsing a racist and misogynistic authoritarian?” ?” is written. Another tagged Bryan, writing, “Thank you for shaking hands with and lifting up the governor who took my state’s transgender children’s medical care and risked their lives. I fought for… See you.”

Bryan did not address the negative reaction he received from the Twitter community, but took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the concert, along with a photo of the large crowd, writing, “Jacksonville got me into the weekend. It got me excited,” he wrote. .


Brian is currently touring in Florida and his next stop is Estero on November 2nd.