Kacey Musgraves Fires Off Pro-Gun Tweet Following Orlando Mass Shooting & Christina Grimmie Murder

Robbie Daw | June 13, 2016 5:40 pm

Despite what seemed like her good intentions, country singer Kacey Musgraves came off a bit tone deaf when she reportedly tweeted her wish to “go back to the saloon days where every mutherfucka is carryin a revolver,” following the slaying of singer Christina Grimmie in Orlando on Saturday, June 11, hours before the unrelated mass shooting in the same Florida city at Pulse nightclub.

The 27-year-old Grammy winner first tweeted that she was crying as she “read about Orlando” and added that she was “feeling sick.” Musgraves then posted the since-deleted “revolver” tweet (it was screen-grabbed by another Twitter user — see above), followed by a couple more thoughts in a bid to clarify.

We’ll go out on a limb and suggest Kacey, who recently announced she’s working on a Christmas album, had her heart in the right place. That said, it’s hard to deny that being upbeat about guns in a public forum one day after the worst mass shooting incident in US history seems like a serious case of boot-in-mouth.

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