Luke Combs, the country artist, gave an apology with regard to the painful act he carried out years ago. The apology came on Wednesday. Some of the social media followers of the singer pointed out the blunder he had committed.
What Luke Combs did was that he had promoted the confederate flag back in the year 2015. It took place when the artist appeared in one of the music videos of Ryan Upchurch, Can I Get An Outlaw. The country artist was seen playing an acoustic guitar with a sticker of the confederate flag. Not only that but he was also be seen standing in front of the same flag.
Luke Combs Has “Changed”
Luke Combs gave a lengthy statement with regard to the mistake he committed. He said that he now has the ability to process the damage he committed a few years back. And the reason for this, according to him, is that he has seen growth in himself “as an artist”. Not only that but it was also because of the fact that there has been a drastic change in the world in the span of over seven years.
Luke Combs stressed the fact that he wanted to be free from the things that would bring hurt to people. He also added that he was looking forward to learning more and getting better in the days to come.
The statement from him came on the platform of the seminar of the Country Radio. The seminar was about country music’s future and its accountability. The other celebs who attended the seminar were Ann Powers, the moderator, and Maren Morris, the singer. The racial slur used by the singer and songwriter, Morgan Wallen, was also talked about.
Luke Combs further said that as a visible country music community member, he wanted to make better use of that position. He also added that anybody can change if they want to.