Jason Aldean’s Disney World Family Photo Sparks Massive Mask Debate

Jason Aldean, his wife, Brittany, and four children, Navy, Memphis, Keeley and Kendyl, took a trip to the “most magical…

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Lauren Jo Black

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October 26, 2020

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Jason Aldean, his wife, Brittany, and four children, Navy, Memphis, Keeley and Kendyl, took a trip to the “most magical place on Earth” over the weekend and a photo from their visit to Disney World has sparked a mask debate on social media.

Aldean documented their day with a family photo taken at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

“Perfect day with my whole crew today @waltdisneyworld. There is Nothing like seeing ur kids’ faces when u walk in that place,” he wrote, also adding that they “had mask on ALLLLLLL DAAAAAAAYY except when we took this pic.”

Although the country superstar clarified that they wore their masks all day, he still took a lot of heat for the maskless photo.

“Masks?” one person questioned.

Others also chimed in asking, “Where are your masks?”

“What? Really…..have you seen the numbers of Covid cases in Florida…you risk your family and the families of others? THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE!!!!,” another Twitter user wrote.

“The pandemic isn’t over just because you’re over it,” someone else Tweeted.

https://twitter.com/Jason_Aldean/status/1320523452688773125

While there were a lot of negative comments, there were about just as many comments with fans coming to Aldean’s defense.

“THEY TOOK THEIR MASKS OFF FOR PICTURES SHUT THE HELL UP,” one fan wrote.

“It’s actually nice seeing people without masks,” someone else commented.

Another social media user pointed out that they are holding their masks in their hands.

“Um.. since one of the kids have a mask in her hand, I’m perfectly comfortable believing the rest have masks as well, and he would NOT put his family at risk,” the Twitter user wrote. “The man has been through enough. Thank you.”

Aldean’s photo, which was shared to Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, received hundreds of comments about masks.

Brittany also shared the photo and called out that they “only took masks off for pic.”

Disney World has a strict mask policy which states: “Face coverings are required for all Guests (ages 2 and up) and Cast Members.” The policy also says that face coverings should be worn “all times, except when dining or swimming. You may remove your face covering while actively eating or drinking, but you should be stationary and maintain appropriate physical distancing.”

Jason Aldean recently earned his 24th chart-topping single, with “Got What I Got.”

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.