Blake Shelton is facing backlash for debuting a song titled "Minimum Wage" while people in America continue to struggle amid the coronavirus pandemic. "The Voice" coach debuted the new single on NBC’s New Year’s Eve television special alongside Carson Daly to help ring in 2021. The country singer told the host that his fiancée, Gwen Stefani, helped get her brother, Todd, to direct the video. The artist’s new song has to do with his love for the 51-year-old "Hollaback Girl" singer and contains a lyric in the chorus that upset many people who saw the broadcast.
"Girl, your love can make a man feel rich on minimum wage." (Fox News)
Um, no...not even CLOSE! Basically...he’s sayin’ at the end of the day, when some people have nothing left...it’s good to have real love in your life. And it “makes a man feel rich on minimum wage.”
This is some next level overthinkin’!