Fans defend Miranda Lambert against bodyshamers

Miranda Lambert fans are coming out in droves to defend the country music star from body-shaming internet trolls.

A video showing the “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” singer, 38, performing on stage made its way to TikTok earlier this week.

As several social media users pointed out, Lambert appeared “happy and healthy” while serenading the large crowd in a graphic tee, denim shorts and cowboy boots.

But some people – mostly men – felt the need to comment on the musician’s body, dropping jokes like “Miranda HAMbert”, “Miranda Lambert” and “Mealranda Lambert”.

Others didn’t even try to disguise their rude remarks with humor as they urged the Texas native to ‘mix a salad’ and ‘hit the gym’.

Miranda Lambert singing on stage
The criticism came in the form of comments on a TikTok video of Lambert singing “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”.

Then, of course, there were the trolls who said ex-husband Blake Shelton “dodged a bullet” when he filed for divorce in 2015.

“Well I guess we know who took it the wrong way,” read one of the replies, which was followed by “Wait, did she eat Blake?”

Someone else went so far as to say that the “Voice” judge – who married co-star Gwen Stefani last summer – “trades[d] in [his] SUV for a compact.

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert at the 2015 Grammys
“Wait, did she eat Blake [Shelton]a troll wondered about the singer’s ex-husband.

Lambert supporters and beyond had none of it.

“Not a Miranda fan but these comments didn’t pass the vibe test,” one upset TikToker commented on the clip, while another added, “Click on a few profiles and you really don’t room to talk about her looks…”

“I love that only men comment on her weight. She looks amazing,” someone else observed, as a fourth reviewer noted, “Half the men in the comments would have lucky to find a woman like her.”

Miranda Lambert and Brendan McLoughlin at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards
“She looks amazing,” said defenders of Lambert, who has been married to Brendan McLoughlin since 2019.
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One woman offered a different perspective, explaining, “I have the same body type. She makes me feel safe’, while another pointed out that ‘bodies get older’ and ‘gain weight’ which is a ‘normal part of life’.

As one person said, “Weight and looks don’t define you. Your heart and the way you treat people does.

Following her divorce from Shelton, 46, Lambert married former NYPD officer Brendan McLoughlin, 30, in a secret ceremony in 2019.

“I don’t give a damn what people think of me or my marriage or my music or anything else,” Lambert told People in June. “I just care about being myself.”

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