Country star KC Musgraves visited saturday night live 47 of the show. on October 2 forth season premiere, and fans are talking about her nearly nude rendition. The singer appeared on stage for a performance, pretending that she was wearing nothing but her shoes on the back of an acoustic guitar.
Why did the Musgraves choose to strip down for a performance of that particular song? And which scene from a classic ’90s movie was his inspiration?
Heartbreak and Healing inspire KC Musgraves for latest album
Importantly, Musgraves married fellow country singer Ruston Kelly in 2017, but the pair split in 2020. About her divorce, she told Rolling stone Like the changing seasons, the marriage “just didn’t last”. He said that even though his time has passed, it “still has some very beautiful meaning.”
Nevertheless, the Musgraves acknowledged that their divorce left a question mark on their “marriage in general”. While she said she was “open to it” when it happened, she also “reflected a lot” on a campaign to please people, which she said she learned as a child. In the end, she concluded, “I think I live best by myself.”
But just because he determined that it was better for him in the end doesn’t mean it wasn’t painful to end. The breakup appears to be an inspiration for Musgrave’s latest album, and in particular for the “Justified” tune he did. SNL. The song hits on how healing after a breakup can be disorderly and full of ups and downs.
The lyrics include, “If I cry a little and then laugh in between; If I hate you and I love you, I change my mind.”
KC Musgraves dresses up to sing about heartbreak on ‘Saturday Night Live’
In particular, Musgraves is known for his keen sense of fashion to his fans. So, some people wonder why he chose to wear nothing but shoes during the performance.
during your first visit SNL, she promoted an album of songs about her marriage to Kelly. This was his second visit, and the song “Justified” explores themes of personal suffering and healing from the loss of a seemingly same marriage.
So, Musgraves could have indicated that she was sharing something a little more raw than usual with viewers, having already let them know the happy parts of their relationship.
However, fans also noticed that the singer took inspiration from a classic from the 90s, which she herself confirmed on Twitter.
KC Musgraves broadcasts Jenny from ‘Forrest Gump’
The scene from “Forrest Gump” is well-known to movie buffs and pop culture enthusiasts. Jenny, played by Robin Wright, performs on a stage with nothing but a guitar to cover her naked body.
Musgraves shared a still from view on twitter – Which is a bit NSFW depending on where you work. The photo shows part of Jenny’s exposed back as she faces the crowd.
Like Jenny, Musgraves sat clearly naked on a dimly lit stage, playing guitar. But instead of flats, he wore cuff-high cowboy boots.
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