Morgan Wallen Blows Off Promised Meeting With The NAACP After N-Word Controversy But Shows Up For Kid Rock


May. 23 2021, Published 5:26 p.m. ET

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Morgan Wallen has apparently blown off his promised meeting with the NAACP after being caught using the N-word in February. 

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Following the scandal, the country singer's team reportedly reached out to the organization to set up a meeting to discuss the incident. Nashville NAACP President Sheryl Guinn explained that they were willing to sit down with Wallen and educate him on why the racial slur is so offensive.

"Even when you look at the other words that were spoken, that one has a certain venom to it that the words just don’t have," Guinn said. "Because he was such a prominent celebrity and an artist here in Nashville – I mean he's living here – we would love for him to have that conversation with us."

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However, according to TMZ, the 28-year-old failed to make the meeting happen. Guinn said the NAACP chapter never pressured the singer to meet with them and had hoped he could become an advocate for racial equality. 

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As OK! previously reported, a video captured him using the racial slur after coming home after a night out with friends in Nashville. The singer can be heard shouting, "Take care of this "p****-ass motherf**ker" to his friends before adding: "Take care of this p****-ass n*****."

Following the video, Wallen issued a statement to express his remorse after the incident. "I'm embarrassed and sorry. I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back," he said. "There are no excuses to use this type of language, ever. I want to sincerely apologize for using the word. I promise to do better."

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The Voice alum has been laying low the past few months since his racial bust. His actions has cost him reprimands from his peers and his record label suspended his contract. 

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Kid Rock

However, one appointment Wallen didn't have any trouble keeping was his recent surprise performance at Kid Rock's Big Honky Tonk & Steakhouse" in Nashville. The packed crowd was apparently willing to forgive and forget as they sang along with Wallen as he belted out his hits "Wasted on You" and "Whiskey Glasses.

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Choosing Rock's establishment as his comeback venue is a bit of a head scratcher considering Rock's own racist past as an advocate of the Confederate flag and expletive-laced criticism of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick

There's still no word if Wallen will eventually keep his promise with the NAACP. 

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