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Country Stars Cancel SeaWorld Shows Due To Documentary

In November, I did a story about some people who were going to protest about a couple of SeaWorld floats at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. This is all because of a documentary called ‘Blackfish,’ which made accusations about how badly orca wales are treated at parks like SeaWorld. And now some country stars have joined the protests.


Trisha Yearwood
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CNN and Eonline have reported that there’s a list of singers and bands that have dropped their concerts at SeaWorld, including Trisha Yearwood and Willie Nelson. Now there’s one more country singer are on that list – Martina McBride.

There was an online petition at requesting that Martina McBride cancel her scheduled performance at a March 2014 event called the Bands, Blues & BBQ at the amusement park. The petition had more than 20,000 signatures. She shared her decision on her Facebook page.

Country Superstar Martina McBride
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There was an article in Rolling Stone magazine where SeaWorld condemned ‘Blackfish’ as being “inaccurate and misleading.”

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