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Morgan Wallen snubbed the NAACP after agreeing to meet with the organization during racial scandal

Morgan Wallen snubbed the NAACP after agreeing to meet with the organization during racial scandal when he was caught using N-word

  • NAACP Nashville President Sheryl Guinn claimed Wallen ‘agreed to a meeting that was likely to include multiple Black leaders,’ according to TMZ
  • Morgan’s team ‘expressed interest in scheduling a sit-down because they claimed he felt terrible about using a racial slur and wanted to make amends’
  • Nearly three months ago, he was recorded on video screaming the N-word at a friend following a drunken night out 
  • The 28-year-old musician performed at Kid Rock’s Big Honky Tonk & Steakhouse bar in Nashville on Wednesday in his first show since racism scandal  
  • Wallen hasn’t publicly played since his headlining show at the Ryman Auditorium in January for the release of Dangerous: The Double Album 
  • His recording contract through Big Loud was suspended ‘indefinitely’ and he was disqualified from awards shows 

Morgan Wallen failed to meet with the Nashville chapter of the NAACP as part of his apology tour following the racial scandal where he was caught using the N-word on video.

The 28-year-old musician’s team ‘expressed interest in scheduling a sit-down because they claimed he felt terrible about using a racial slur and wanted to make amends,’ according TMZ.

NAACP Nashville President Sheryl Guinn claimed Wallen ‘agreed to a meeting that was likely to include multiple Black leaders,’ but has yet to follow through with his word. 

Yikes: Morgan Wallen failed to meet with the Nashville chapter of the NAACP as part of his apology tour following the racial scandal where he was caught using the N-word on video; seen in 2020

Shortly after the video surfaced, Morgan admitted he had met with ‘Black organizations to apologize and understand the severity of his actions, but has still yet to sit down with the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.)

Morgan returned to the stage at Kid Rock’s Big Honky Tonk & Steakhouse bar in Nashville on Wednesday in his first performance since a racial scandal banned him from radio airwaves and caused a massive fallout. 

Wallen admitted he might be ‘a little rusty’ before picking up the guitar and singing Whiskey Glasses and Wasted on You to massive applause from the crowd earlier this week nearly three months after he was recorded on video screaming the N-word at a friend following a drunken night out. 

Wallen chatted with the Cowboy singer upstairs before taking the stage in a button down short-sleeve shirt and khaki shorts and fans went wild when he started playing a few of his hits in what became his first gig since the scandal.

‘Everyone was just floored,’ a patron at the bar, Daniel Kensy, told the Tennessean. ‘Morgan really wanted to be playing his music for the people. Definitely could sense it … the overall feeling was tremendous.’ 

Shortly after the video surfaced, Morgan admitted he had met with 'Black organizations to apologize and understand the severity of his actions, but has still yet to sit down with the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)

Shortly after the video surfaced, Morgan admitted he had met with ‘Black organizations to apologize and understand the severity of his actions, but has still yet to sit down with the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)

Ready to rock: Morgan Wallen returned to the stage in his first performance since a racial scandal banned him from radio airwaves and caused a massive fallout

Ready to rock: Morgan Wallen returned to the stage in his first performance since a racial scandal banned him from radio airwaves and caused a massive fallout

Music mode: The 28-year-old country musician took the stage at Kid Rock's Big Honky Tonk & Steakhouse bar in Nashville to a completely packed house and performed a few of his hits on Wednesday night

Music mode: The 28-year-old country musician took the stage at Kid Rock’s Big Honky Tonk & Steakhouse bar in Nashville to a completely packed house and performed a few of his hits on Wednesday night

Back at it again: Wallen admitted he might be 'a little rusty' before picking up the guitar and singing Whiskey Glasses and Wasted on You to massive applause from the crowd three months after he was caught on video screaming the N-word at a friend following a drunken night out

Back at it again: Wallen admitted he might be ‘a little rusty’ before picking up the guitar and singing Whiskey Glasses and Wasted on You to massive applause from the crowd three months after he was caught on video screaming the N-word at a friend following a drunken night out

Wallen hasn’t publicly played since his headlining show at the Ryman Auditorium in January for the release of Dangerous: The Double Album.

His second studio album was released in January and has since become the biggest album of the year in any genre and currently stands at No. 2 on the Rolling Stone album chart, despite not having radio or television airplay.

TMZ posted a video in February of the Heartless singer uttering a racial slur at one of his friends after returning home from what he described as a ’72-hour bender’ in Nashville. 

After the video was shared, Morgan apologized for his actions and shared a lengthy Instagram clip talking about his remorse for letting so many people down, including his parents and son.

Pep talk: Wallen chatted with the Cowboy singer upstairs before taking the stage in a button down short-sleeve shirt and khaki shorts

Pep talk: Wallen chatted with the Cowboy singer upstairs before taking the stage in a button down short-sleeve shirt and khaki shorts

Not great: TMZ posted a video in February of the Heartless singer uttering a racial slur at one of his friends after returning home from what he described as a '72-hour bender' in Nashville

Not great: TMZ posted a video in February of the Heartless singer uttering a racial slur at one of his friends after returning home from what he described as a ’72-hour bender’ in Nashville 

Apology: After the video was shared, Morgan apologized for his actions and shared a lengthy Instagram clip talking about his remorse for letting so many people down, including his parents and son

Apology: After the video was shared, Morgan apologized for his actions and shared a lengthy Instagram clip talking about his remorse for letting so many people down, including his parents and son 

‘Our actions matter. Our words matter. And I want to encourage anyone that is watching to please learn from my mistake. There’s no reason to downplay what I did,’ he said. 

His recording contract through Big Loud was suspended ‘indefinitely’ and he was disqualified from awards shows. 

The singer was barred from competing in as well as performing at last month’s Academy of Country Music Awards, and was noticeably absent from the roster as CMT Music Awards nominations rolled out. 

Now, he’s being banned from attending the Billboard Music Awards, although that hasn’t prevented him from being nominated in several categories. 

Fall out: Morgan Wallen has been barred from next month's Billboard Music Awards

Fall out: Morgan Wallen has been barred from next month’s Billboard Music Awards

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