The nation star carried out an emotional rendition of Wonderful Grace after Joe Biden was sworn in as America’s 46th chief on the ceremony in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.
Nevertheless, he was closely criticised for shaking fingers and hugging the incoming president and Vice President Kamala Harris, in addition to former presidents together with George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Invoice Clinton, in addition to the primary women who had been in attendance.
He was additionally lambasted for not carrying a face masks whereas on the ceremony, and never adhering to social distancing tips as he was ensuring to shake fingers with all attendees.
“Actually hope Garth Brooks is in good well being after hugging nearly all of America’s dwelling former presidents,” one viewer wrote on Twitter.
Amid the controversy, a consultant for the singer has insisted he had taken each precaution prematurely.
The rep instructed U.S. information present At present that Garth had examined adverse for Covid-19 for 3 days previous to his efficiency and once more hours earlier than his efficiency in Washington, D.C.
Brooks additionally confronted criticism from his extra conservative followers for agreeing to sing at Democrat Biden’s inauguration, however he responded, “This isn’t a political assertion, this can be a assertion of unity.”