Michelle ShockedThe most vilified musician of the month, Michelle Shocked, has emerged from her silence to tweet a couple of declarations that may or may not console anyone looking for an explanation of her alleged anti-gay tirade at a disastrous San Francisco show Sunday night.
First: "I'm abiding, letting everyone's true colors show before I undertake a personal response to each & every tweet." Which is a novel and relaxed twist on crisis management, when seemingly your entire fan base is turning against you, but Shocked has certainly always done things her way.
But, more to the point amid all the abiding, there was this statement of where Shocked really stands on religious and social issues: "Am neither against a woman's right to choose nor gay marriage. Am a fundamentalist tho" (sic).
Needless to say, this intriguing but not altogether clear declaration did not cause all the venues that'd canceled her gigs in the preceding 48 hours to suddenly rush to re-book her.
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