In a fraught moment of political protest across the country, the live mic at televised award shows has become a potent weapon.Image result for hollyweird

As such, Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich has a message for those who will take the stage on Sunday’s ceremony: Bring it on.

Ehrlich has no reservations about political messages or anti-President Trump statements flying during CBS’ three and a half hour Grammycast. Artists expressing passionate opinions about real-life issues are the stuff of memorable moments, he said.

“One of the tenets of our show is artistic freedom, and over the years we’ve shown we do believe in it,” Ehrlich told Variety. “How many more times do we need to hear ‘I’d like to thank my publicist, my agent, my wife and kids.’ The great acceptance speeches are ones that have a point of view and are more personal.”

The only guidelines on speech that Ehrlich has to keep an eye (and ear) on is profanity, given the potential for CBS to be hit with FCC fines if F-bombs fly before 10 p.m. But almost everything else is fair game.

“One of the things I’ve learned from working with artists for 40 years is that they are deep-thinking, vital individuals who have interests that cover a broad cover a broad spectrum of subjects and passions,” he said. “We should certainly allow for it on the broadcast.”

Ehrlich notes that the Grammy Awards as an institution has addressed issues of social justice and equality on the telecast in recent years.

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Good one.

I don't watch these shows.  But this ensures no one will watch.

Who's going to watch these morons, handing out awards to one another, that are enormously overpaid for pretending they're somebody else?

Not me. 

I will not watch those over paid leeches on society.

"...deep-thinking, vital individuals..."

Heh.

"Ehrlich notes that the Grammy Awards as an institution has addressed issues of social justice and equality on the telecast in recent years."

99% of the time, on the wrong side of the issue.

I bet Ehrlich was not expecting this!

Erlich said he wanted them to get "political".......but, darn, it would have been a winning bet that he didn't have this in mind  ;o))))  She's got some guts to wear something like this in the middle of the enemy camp.

According to the LA Times,

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Singer-songwriter Joy Villa chose to get political on the red carpet with a red, white and blue, bedazzled “Make America Great Again” dress. To those unfamiliar with the campaign slogan, the back of Villa’s dress makes it quite clear, with bold letters spelling out the name of the man who helped coin the MAGA slogan,  “Trump.”

Let the death threats begin?

Or will Villa set a trend that many Conservatives predict will come soon? Trump-Mania!

Currently the entertainment world lives on the muscle-memory of showing love only for their former messiah. But while Barack Obama vacations with billionaires, the sand foundation erodes from beneath the feet of Hollyweirdos.

Celebrities live charmed lives, but their families don’t. When they are grounded by Mom and Dad, the cousin in prison, and the sister who got knocked up by the ex-brother-in-law, things get real.

Trump Dress 2

Villa wrote about the Grammy experience on her Instagram:

“My whole artistic platform is about LOVE! I couldn’t be where I am today without the love and tenderness of those beautiful supporters and friends around me. Thank you I hope you enjoy tonight’s @grammysawards2017 and remember to forget your problems and focus on your future! You are infinite and beautiful and no one can stop you but you. So go out and celebrate yourself as a winner no matter what, together with those you adore!”

What’s even more interesting is Villa wasn’t nominated:

The performer, who was not nominated at the show and was one of the first guests to arrive, initially walked the red carpet outside of Los Angeles’ Staples Center in a white cape. She then did a dramatic costume change, whipping off the draped fabric to reveal a form-fitting red-white-and-blue dress emblazoned with President Donald Trump’s signature slogan.

Some say Villa wore the Trump dress for attention.

If so, she accomplished what she wanted. She got my attention, and likely the attention of millions of others who didn’t know her.

Kudos!

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NO!  We all know that MOST performers and producers lean slightly or hard to the LEFT!  We don't need a political forum made out of the awards show.  

I'm glad that came out nice to know where they stand will not buy their music f*** them and the horse they rode in on
Busta Rhymes how about bust your lip

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Gohmert: Dems Will Drag Out Impeachment — Try To Get ‘Best Socialist’ Nominated For President

During an appearance on Huntsville, AL radio’s WVNN on Thursday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) offered his best assessment of what House Democrats were trying to accomplish with their impeachment efforts.

Gohmert told WVNN’s “The Jeff Poor Show” impeachment could tie up the Democratic Party’s presidential campaign efforts but predicted Democrats would use the occasion to nominate “the best socialist” they can.

“They would lose in the Senate,” Gohmert said on impeachment. “And besides that, the entire time it was on trial in the Senate, the Democrats who are running for president wouldn’t be allowed to campaign. That’s in the Constitution. They wouldn’t be able to campaign. I just can’t imagine them wanting to do that because if they send it to the Senate, they have now perfectly set up the scenario of 1996, where they will reassure Donald Trump is reelected as president. They don’t want to do that. They’re probably going to drag this thing out as long as they possibly can … through Iowa, through primaries — try to get the best socialist they can to be nominated.”

“Then just end up and say, ‘Now we’re close enough to the general election. We’ve thrown mud at the president through the House,’” he continued. “What they’re really doing — they’re using taxpayer funds to campaign against Trump. That’s all this is — a campaign fund that taxpayers are paying for in order to try to throw mud at the president. I’ll be surprised if they have that vote, but I can’t imagine they want to set up this president for reelection by having a trial in the Senate where they lose.”

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