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Kelsea Ballerini: Not Opposed To Speaking Up

Like many country artists, Kelsea Ballerini isn't known for being outspoken about politics or other hot-button issues, but that's not out of fear. 

During a recent interview, she chatted about how she handles topics like the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Kelsea tells the Tampa Bay Times, "As far as any movement, especially political stuff, when I feel really passionate about something, or if I have a story to tell about something, I’ll always speak up. But there are also times where I’m like, 'Listen, I’m a singer, and this is one of those times when my voice should be heard through my music.' It just depends on the movement and the moment and the situation." 

Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne are pretty vocal about their views.

Do you think that artists should share their political views or stick to music?

The Dixie Chicks disappeared from the radio over being outspoken. 

Artists do need to take their fan-base into consideration. 

It's surprising that more country females haven't come forward for the #MeToo or #TimesUp movement.

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