Miranda Lambert had a great time at the Country Music Awards on Wednesday night, and it was made even better by the fact that she got to share it with the guy she loves, Anderson East.
So, in celebration of her perfect night, and because they both looked amazing in their eveningwear, Lambert took to Instagram to share a photo of herself and East (who she referred to as her sweet love).
I had a great time last night celebrating country music at the CMA awards with my sweet by my side! @andersoneast I'm a lucky girl! #cma50thanniversary #countrymusic #nashville #myBAMAboy #anothervice Thanks to our wonderful Glam team for making us feel so special! Best in the biz! @georgeshobeika :@tiffanygiffordstyle dress by ::@aubreyhyde:@johnnylavoy: @moanileecolor: @thedryhousenashville #weforgottoglamjam
But those happy feelings were soon tainted when people started to give their unwanted opinions and make completely unnecessary comments about East's looks. Comments on the post include one from gage_burger, who wrote, "Damn I even look better than him don't lower your standards shoot for the stars."
"He is not cute at all. She could do soooo much better!" rmartinez83 wrote. And bullockkara — and many other commenters — echoed these thoughts, writing, "He doesn't seem like your kind of Guy! You can do BETTER."
There were even some people who decided to compare East to Lambert's ex-husband, Blake Shelton.
Debbiefrenza wrote, "Sorry you don't look happy and he is no BLAKE SHELTON!" and Sindywith_a_c also compared the two men. They wrote, "I think Blake Shelton is so so much Better Looking, I don't like this new guy at all, I mean really?"
Unsurprisingly, this barrage of hate really got to Lambert, and she took to Instagram again in the early hours of Friday morning to give everyone a piece of her mind. To sum it up, she basically said that she is over social media and all the negative comments that seem to come with it.
Every now and then I decide to re-join the world of social media and post something really personal. Not promoting anyone or anything. Not selling a better version of myself to anyone or trying to look cool like we all do all the time. Just a picture that either I or someone I know and care about took the time to take and see the beauty in. This is one of those moments that im proud of. My friend Tommy snapped it on a trail ride on his phone at golden hour on the farm in TN. What a blessing. I'm wearing yoga pants and no makeup and im on the back of my beloved Leiani. A Gypsy Vanner horse.. But... Last night I was all dolled up and "out on the town" with my sweet man at the CMA awards in Nashville. I was excited about the night and posted a picture. Just now when I looked I realized so many comments were judgmental and negative. Cowardly people hiding behind a keyboard or a cell phone writing their useless comments about our eyes and clothes and body language. What a bunch of bull shit. Thank y'all for reminding me why I read books , write songs, and spend most of my time with animals and people I trust and love. And one last thing..... "Words are things. You must be careful, careful about calling people out of their names, using racial pejoratives and sexual pejoratives and all that ignorance. Don’t do that. Some day we’ll be able to measure the power of words. I think they are things. They get on the walls. They get in your wallpaper. They get in your rugs, in your upholstery, and your clothes, and finally in to you." Maya Angelou
"...Last night I was all dolled up and 'out on the town' with my sweet man at the CMA awards in Nashville," she wrote. "I was excited about the night and posted a picture. Just now when I looked I realized so many comments were judgmental and negative. Cowardly people hiding behind a keyboard or a cell phone writing their useless comments about our eyes and clothes and body language. What a bunch of bull shit. Thank y'all for reminding me why I read books, write songs, and spend most of my time with animals and people I trust and love."
As for East, he took to Instagram only once, and that was to share his feelings about how lucky he is to be with Lambert.
We bet Miranda Lambert is going to be a lot less willing to share anything about her relationship after this backlash, and that's a real shame.
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