AceShowbiz - Maren Morris is raising fund for transgender charities. Launching a range of T-shirts to benefit trans rights groups Trans Lifeline and GLAAD's Transgender Media Program, the 32-year-old singer took to social media on Saturday (03.09.22) to alert fans that they had already raised $100,000 by purchasing the new merchandise.
"ATTN LUNATICS* New shirt in the shop. All proceeds will be split between @translifeline & the @glaad Transgender Media Program," she wrote on Instagram.
The "Chasing After You" hitmaker gave an update to fans soon after the launch of the t-shirts - which feature the words "Lunatic Country Music Person" in a nod to the title given to her by Tucker Carlson on his Fox News show when he interviewed Brittany Aldean after her trans-sceptic comments about merely having a "tomboy phase" as a teenager faced backlash.
Maren added, "63K in 2 hours. Y'all are insane (or lunatic). We're at over $100K raised."
Maren and Brittany began a spat on Twitter when Brittany posted a makeup video and detailed in the caption that she was "thankful" to her parents for not allowing her to transition when she was a "tomboy."
She wrote, "I'd really like to thank my parents for not changing my gender when I went through my tomboy phase. I love this girly life. Advocating for the genital mutilation of children under the disguise of love and calling it 'gender-affirming care' is one of the worst evils."
In response, Maren said, "It's so easy to, like, not be a scumbag human? Sell your clip-ins and zip it, Insurrection Barbie!"