Kristin Chenoweth is excited for what’s to come within the country music world.
The 51-year-old actress and singer mentioned the business’s previous, current, and future whereas chatting with Missouri’s KCTV Channel 5 forward of the Live performance for Love and Acceptance, which she co-hosted with Ty Herndon and CMT’s Cody Alan on Tuesday.
The live performance was introduced by Herndon’s Basis for Love and Acceptance in partnership with CMT, ACM’s Lifting Lives and GLAAD.
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Through the interview, Chenoweth, 51, mentioned the significance of inclusion of the LGBTQ neighborhood in music, particularly within the country style.
“It’s so changed,” Chenoweth instructed the outlet. “Country music is slowly changing me. They might not always agree with this, especially with this community, but they’re becoming more open.”
Chenoweth went on to commend artists like Tanya Tucker, who opened the present, in addition to Herdon, who is homosexual.
“These young artists are going to have a different time because of people like Ty and Chely Wright who had the guts to come out as who they are as their authentic selves, so country music is changing,” she added.
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Herndon, additionally current for the on-air interview, stated that he remembers being a 12-year-old child sitting at residence watching the Country Music Awards and “dreaming of being on that stage one day” however feeling “different” due to his sexuality.
Herndon stated his “hope” for teenagers and adults is that they know “somebody cares.”
Final December, Chenoweth sat down with “Fox & Friends” to focus on her Christmas particular and he or she opened up about her assist for the LGBTQ neighborhood.
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“I’m a Christian person and I never thought that was different or interesting at all until I moved to New York and started understanding that there are a lot of people with a lot of faiths,” stated Chenoweth.
“It’s been an interesting journey being in show business and being a Christian,” the Broadway star admitted. “I’m an LGBTQ activist and sometimes that doesn’t always go together, you know? But, I just keep trying to say, ‘What would Jesus do?’ And that’s the way I live my life.”