Country star Garth Brooks was scheduled to appear on several shows this week, including Thanksgiving edition of “The Tonight Show.” But his conscience won’t let him do it anymore. Because of … Ferguson?

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“We landed in NY last night to the news of the civil unrest that was going on in our nation. To spend the day promoting our stuff like nothing was wrong, seemed distasteful to me,” Brooks wrote in a statement posted on his Facebook page. “I will gladly reschedule any or all appearances the networks will allow. Love one another, g”

Brooks appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday, but that appearance was pretaped. The country superstar was scheduled to appear on Tuesday’s Live! With Kelly and Michael, on Thursday’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Friday’s Today.



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