Country Singer Reba McEntire: It’s ‘Not My Job to Discuss Politics’
If only more celebrities took McEntire’s position.
Reba McEntire says, as a country music star, weighing in on politics just isn’t in her job description.
“That’s not my job,” McEntire told ITK recently when asked about her practice of keeping her lips sealed on political issues.
It’s a rare stance among Hollywood entertainers, who have increasingly weighed in on the happenings in Washington, D.C., amid the Trump era.
Country singer Reba McEntire bucked the Hollywood trend of liberal activism in a recent media appearance, saying that talking politics is “not my job.”
“You can vote in and you can say what you want to, and you can choose not to say what you want to,” Reba McEntire said about America.
The 63-year-old is part of a small but significant number of Hollywood stars that don’t like to preach politics.
Last year, McEntire told The View that when she performs at concerts, she is “there to entertain them, to take their worries away from them, so when they walk out, they can kind of have a little lift in their step and go, ‘Aw, that was such a great break from all the problems I have to deal with during daily life.’ So I’m not going to give them my political views.”