Miranda Lambert praises fan’s ‘badass’ ‘Shoot Tequila, Not Selfies’ shirt after live performance backlash

Miranda Lambert stopped her Las Vegas residency — once more — to reward a fan’s “badass” shirt.

The nation singer, who referred to as out a gaggle of concertgoers for taking a selfie throughout a present final week, gave a shout-out to an attendee after noticed a slogan tee within the crowd Saturday evening.

“Her shirt says, ‘Shoot tequila, not selfies,’” Lambert shouted because the viewers cheered and roared with laughter.

“She did it, I didn’t,” she added with a chuckle.

As the gang at Planet Hollywood continued applauding, the entertainer was heard telling the fan that her shirt was “badass.”

She even reached into the viewers to simply accept a tiny bottle of tequila from the concertgoer earlier than unscrewing the cap and taking a swig.

The “Bluebird” hitmaker supplied the rest of the shooter to her bandmate, who downed it in a single gulp.

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Miranda Lambert gave a shout-out to a fan when she noticed her shirt.

The upbeat fan interplay follows Lambert’s now-viral meltdown over a gaggle of followers taking images whereas she was singing her hit “Tin Man.”

“I’m gonna cease proper right here for a second, I’m sorry,” she stated to her pianist onstage earlier this month.

“These ladies are nervous about their selfie and never listening to the track,” she continued.

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The nation singer took a swig from a mini tequila bottle.

“It’s pissing me off slightly bit. Sorry, I don’t prefer it. In any respect. We’re right here to listen to some nation music tonight. I’m singing some nation rattling music.”

One TikTok video, which has since racked up virtually 4 million views, confirmed a number of folks stroll out of the live performance in protest.

“Let’s go — you don’t do this to followers,” one girl might be heard saying to her companions as they filed out of the auditorium.

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The singer beforehand lambasted a gaggle of followers for taking selfies.
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“It’s pissing me off slightly bit. Sorry, I don’t prefer it,” she stated final week.

Adela Calin, one of many followers Lambert lambasted, spoke out after the incident went viral, telling NBC Information that she felt like she “was again at college with the trainer scolding me for doing one thing unsuitable and telling me to take a seat down again in my place.”

“I really feel like she was decided to make us appear like we have been younger, immature and useless,” she went on.

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“However we have been simply grown ladies in our 30s to 60s attempting to take an image.”

The Texas native has not addressed the backlash she’s obtained from followers and ignored the incident on social media altogether.

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Followers of the singer are divided over her conduct towards the group of girls.

Even rapper LL Cool J was requested to weigh in on the drama, and he instructed the nation celebrity to “recover from it.”

“So, your job as an artist is to create artwork. The best way folks select to work together with that artwork or interact in it and recognize it’s as much as them,” he stated on the “Mercedes within the Morning” podcast.

Whoopi Goldberg, however, was extra sympathetic.

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Adela Calin stated she felt like she “was again at college with the trainer scolding me.”

She walked off “The View” set throughout a debate over the incident to show her level that the followers shouldn’t have been taking selfies.

”They paid cash for the tickets, they got here to see her, so she’s singing,” the “Sister Act” star, 67, argued.

“[Give] a minimum of slightly respect … acknowledge that you may see her [and] she will be able to see you too.”