Luke Combs Apologizes for Confederate Flag Imagery

Country star Luke Combs has apologized for appearing with Confederate flags, saying he is now aware of how painful that flag is.

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Luke Combs performs before the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Luke Combs has apologized for appearing with Confederate flags, saying he is now aware of how painful that flag is. Combs addressed the images during a conversation with singer Maren Morris on Wednesday during a panel for radio broadcasters about accountability in country music. It came weeks after another top country star Morgan Wallen was removed from radio stations and suspended by his label after being caught on video…

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