Morgan Wallen apologizes to ‘SNL’ after being axed days before his performance

Morgan Wallen apologizes to 'SNL' after being axed days before his performance

Morgan Wallen regretted his choices and accepted the network’s decision for canceling his debut on Saturday Night Live.

Morgan Wallen was supposed to perform on Saturday Night Live, and he was very excited for that day. But days before his scheduled performance, he was axed on the list due to his partying attitude. He went out without a mask and kissed several girls.

Morgan Wallen was sorry for what he did

Morgan Wallen addressed his recent actions by posting a video of him on Instagram. He said it was a tough one to make, but it was necessary.

He admitted that he was in New York and was preparing for his performance on Saturday Night Live, but the show decided to ax him.

Wallen said he was not positive of COVID. But his actions in the past weekend were short-sighted, and it affected his long-term goals and dreams. He humbled himself and accepted SNL’s decision.

“I respect the show’s decision because I know I put them in jeopardy. I take ownership of this,” he said.

He also apologized to those he let down for his wrong choices.

“I like to apologize to SNL, to my fans, to my team, for bringing me these opportunities and I let them down.”

He also added that he had a lot of growing up to do because he lost himself a bit. He said he was trying to look for joy but looked for it in the wrong places. So, he decided to take a step back from the spotlight for a while to work on himself.

Wallen hoped to make more country music that will make his fans proud. He also thanked those who sent him sweet messages telling them he noticed them.

Wallen’s fans remain supportive

Several of Morgan Wallens’ followers, friends, and supporters cheered him up on the comment section. Many of them were impressed by his courage in facing the issue and encouraged him to take his time and come back stronger.

“I love you man be sturdy and head up,” Jon Langston wrote.

“Good for you! take ownership, show respect, come back stronger. Do you,” Brittany Oldehoff added.

What happened during the controversial party

Morgan Wallen did not wear a face mask when he partied over the weekend. In addition, there were videos of him kissing numerous girls on the lips when social distancing is still highly recommended.

Saturday Night Live suspended in-person production due to the coronavirus pandemic in March. But the NBC sketch show returned on Saturday with a live audience in seven months, Us Weekly reported.

The audience members are required to undergo rapid COVID testing before the show. Also, they must wear a mask.

New York City also ordered media productions to only have a paid audience, cast and crew. The SNL’s audience received a $150 check when they left the show in compliance with the rules.


Image used courtesy of Morgan Wallen/YouTube Screenshot

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