Brooks cancels TV appearances due to Ferguson unrest
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
– Garth Brooks cancelled previously scheduled TV appearances because of the unrest around the U.S. in the wake of a grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo. Police officer in the death of an 18-year-old black youth.
Brooks said in an email sent early this afternoon, "We landed in NY last night to the news of the civil unrest that was going on in our nation. To spend the day promoting our stuff like nothing was wrong, seemed distasteful to me. I will gladly reschedule any or all appearances the networks will allow.
Love one another...g."
He was slated to appear on NBC-TV's The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon and syndicated show Live With Kelly & Michael.
He has appearances on The Tonight Show on Thursday and the Today Show on Friday.
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