The Voice judge and mentor Adam Levine has caused fans of the show to become quite vocal after he muttered, "I hate this country."

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It's a pretty big (or thoughtless?) statement to make one day after Memorial Day, but Adam's outburst came as a result of America's decision to boot his protégées Judith Hill and Sarah Simmons from the competition on May 28.

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Now Adam has taken to twitter—and the dictionary—to explain his view on the controversy:

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