Oh dear. The country star tweeted out that photo on Thursday, in response to the Rolling Stone cover featuring a Tiger Beat-style image of the Boston bombing suspect.
— Audrey Elaine (@MrsAudreyElaine) July 18, 2013
— MichaelaMarie (@MissMopar7172) July 18, 2013
Welp, that’s a new form of protesting the terror-glorifying magazine. Politely averting our eyes.
Fans rightly disgusted by the magazine loved his move.
— NonetimesAll (@nonetimesall) July 18, 2013
— XL Country 100.7 (@XLCountry1007) July 18, 2013
— Edward James (@PaparazziTM) July 18, 2013
@DierksBentley that's about the best that magazine deserves. Sorry excuse they gave too….
— Beth (@Beth1083) July 18, 2013
This Twitter user wasn’t as impressed. Was it an anatomical protest or did he promote filching the mag?
So Dierks Bentley stole a copy of Rolling Stone from an airport to show RS a lesson. Instead, promotes breaking the law b/c you're upset.
— gibs (@GabriellaM92) July 18, 2013
It seems like he was just saying don’t censor, but don’t purchase it either.
Regardless, he should heed this advice:
— Carrie (@7GoBananas) July 18, 2013