Ariana Grande Manager Scooter Braun Calls on Nashville to Support Gun Control

Ariana Grande Manager Scooter Braun Calls on Nashville to Support Gun Control

CREDIT: Dan Steinberg/REX/Shutterstock Scooter Braun , manager of Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber and the key organizer of last year’s One Love Manchester concert, was awarded the Harry Chapin humanitarian award at the Music Biz conference in Nashville today. He is also an outspoken supporter of gun control and had a big presence during March for Our Lives last month. During an onstage chat with CNN commentator and former RIAA chief Hillary Rosen after the award presentation, Rosen asked him about gun control, comparing the situation to the music industry’s work in finding treatment for AIDS in the 1980s and 1990s, and how it was an “unsafe place” for artists to be involved at that time. “Now, it feels to me like the most unsafe place for artists is guns,” she said to Braun. “The last time I saw you was a couple of weeks ago at March for Our Lives. I watched those Parkland kids with you and how they looked up to you and they saw how they can change the world. And they wanted you to show them how to do that.” “We’re going there!” Braun said. “I’m not really afraid of having this conversation. I’m actually glad I’m having it in Nashville. I want to be really clear on a few things so that we can actually hear each other for the people in this room who think they disagree with me. I’m a gun owner. I have no issue with people in this country […]

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