Macy Grey is dealing with criticism over her name for a brand new American flag.
On Thursday, the Grammy-winning singer shared an op-ed on MarketWatch that mentioned the present flag serves as a “alternative” to the Accomplice flag, which she referred to as “an emblem of opposition to the abolishment of slavery.”
She continued, calling the flag “tattered, dated, divisive, and incorrect” and claiming that “it not represents democracy and freedom.”
Grey referred to as into query the symbolism of the colours on the present American flag and the variety of stars, suggesting that 62 years after it was designed, it is time to “reset” the flag.
It appears many didn’t take kindly to the “I Attempt” singer’s concept, and shared their ideas on-line.
“WTAF?! Now the flag is simply too white?!” tweeted a reader. “Perhaps Macy Grey must spend a while with our service members for a bit perspective.”
“Macy Grey ought to acknowledge that the Flag she needs to exchange was the Flag that these troopers died underneath whereas making an attempt to free African-American slaves from Democrats,” mentioned one other.
Added a 3rd: “Cancel Macy Grey and anybody else that has an issue with the American Flag.”
There have been others, nevertheless, who echoed the musician’s sentiments.
“Ironic, these denouncing Macy Grey are the identical ones who applaud the Insurrectionists who beat Capitol police w/American flags,” wrote a Twitter consumer. In addition they help autocracy & Putin. So which crimson, white & blue are you supporting? The hypocrisy is galling.
“In case you have any flags, stickers, shirts, masks, or anything that has the skinny blue line, Accomplice flag, or that dumb Trump flag, you don’t have any proper to be upset that Macy Grey needs a redesign of the US flag (which has been completed many instances),” one other mentioned.
Grey is greatest recognized for her hit “I Attempt.” In April, she and her new band, Macy Grey and The California Jet Membership, launched their debut single, “Considering of You.”