Blake Shelton is getting backlash from followers due to his new track “Minimal Wage,” which some argue is inconsiderate contemplating the job loss and monetary hardship many individuals have skilled throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
The singer dropped the only throughout NBC’s New Yr’s Eve particular, and whereas it is apparently meant to be a love song about Gwen Stefani, it accommodates the lyric “Lady, your love could make a person really feel wealthy on minimal wage.”
As Page Six experiences, individuals did not hesitate to voice their criticism—with one individual asking Blake “do you even know what the minimal wage is” and one other saying “Blake Shelton singing ‘your love may make a person really feel wealthy on minimal wage’ simply cements the truth that wealthy individuals have completely no fucking clue.” Many have been fast to level out that Blake is worth $100 million.
blake shelton singing “your love may make a person really feel wealthy on minimal wage” simply cements the truth that wealthy individuals have completely no fucking clue
— cece 🦇 (@cecemado) January 1, 2021
Does anybody else discover Blake Shelton’s “Minimal Wage” track to be extremely tone deaf to our nation’s present state?
— Kyle Kramer (@KYLE0REN) January 1, 2021
The irony of listening to a millionaire Blake Shelton singing about “love on minimal wage” on the finish of 2020 may be misplaced on its audience #NewYearsRockinEve
— Dr. Jolene Masone (@jkmbassoon) January 1, 2021
Blake Shelton actually launched a track with the lyrics “you make a person really feel wealthy on minimal wage” ummmm sir you’re a billionaire like ?????? pic.twitter.com/ci94BFVd1V
— KayLee (@mrsbrightside96) January 2, 2021
glad to see blake shelton learn the fucking room earlier than releasing his new track referred to as….. minimal wage 🥴🥴
— kayla dunne (@kayla__dunne) January 2, 2021
Shedding my thoughts watching Blake Shelton, a person who has $100M, sing “Your love is cash, you make me really feel wealthy on minimal wage” to shut out 2020
— Amber desires a Inexperienced New Deal 🌹 (@Amber_Dawn89) January 1, 2021
To be clear, loads of followers positively loved and defended the track—nevertheless it was additionally identified that “There is a time for songs like Minimal Wage nevertheless it is not now. It is not relatable. Persons are out of labor because of the pandemic. They’re preventing for his or her livelihoods as companies are pressured to shut.”
I want he wrote extra of his personal music as a result of he is an unimaginable track author. There is a time for songs like Minimal Wage nevertheless it is not now. It is not relatable. Persons are out of labor because of the pandemic. They’re preventing for his or her livelihoods as companies are pressured to shut
— Eric (@Elbrones) January 3, 2021
All I’ve obtained to say is I am certain Blake Shelton had a minimal wage job in some unspecified time in the future in his life… I have not heard the track however I am certain he can keep in mind what being broke vs being in love looks like… Additionally, possibly he did not write it, even when so, let’s not stress a few track
— babyboy5880 (@CJinRealLife) January 4, 2021
As of now, Blake hasn’t commented on the criticism.
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