Country singer Chase Rice has responded to criticism over a packed concert with no appearance of social distancing or masks by saying his next scheduled appearance will be a drive-in show. Rice posted a video on Instagram Monday in which he addressed the controversy over a video he posted of a show in east Tennessee on Saturday night by saying his next show would take more precautions. Take your trucks, take your cars, you have your own space. Sing the songs, but stay in your own space, stay with the people you came with. Country superstars Keith Urban and Garth Brooks have recently held shows at drive-in theaters to help maintain social distancing.
The country singer released a video to address to the controversy over his no-social-distancing gig. Meanwhile, the venue that hosted his concert has canceled a Kip Moore show in response to the uproar. By Chris Willman. In a video statement released on his social media accounts, country singer Chase Rice offered no apologies or clear regrets about a weekend concert that stirred outrage for its packed, no-social-distancing, mask-free crowd conditions. But some fans defended Rice — and another country singer, Chris Janson , who was attacked for similar footage of a packed show in Idaho the same night — as someone being unfairly railroaded in a public overreaction to the coronavirus crisis. But then once I posted the video, a lot of people seeing that online had a big problem with how the show looked, how the show went down. You guys are everything to me, so your safety is a huge, huge priority. You can take your trucks, take your cars, you have your own space.
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Chase Rice born September 19,  is an American country music singer, songwriter, and reality television personality. He co-wrote the single " Cruise ", performed by Florida Georgia Line. He first came to prominence in , when he was a contestant on Survivor: Nicaragua , where he was the runner-up to Jud "Fabio" Birza. Rice was selected as a cast member of the reality television show Survivor: Nicaragua. He said that he was able to get his application into CBS through a college friend who had a connection with the network. Rice was originally on the La Flor tribe, consisting of younger contestants. During his time on the tribe, he was quickly attracted to fellow contestant Brenda Lowe, who became aware of his attraction and used it to her advantage, recruiting him and several others into an alliance. However, after La Flor won three of the first four tribal immunity challenges, the tribes were blended and Rice ended up on the new version of the original "older contestants" tribe, Espada, while Lowe remained on the new version of the La Flor tribe.