Ellie Goulding received followers dancing with a efficiency of her hits on the Dallas Cowboys’ Thanksgiving Day recreation towards the Buffalo Bills on Nov. 28, however her peculiar hat received essentially the most consideration.
With turkey in your tummy and Ellie Goulding on the telly, there’s loads to be glad about this Thanksgiving. The 32-year-old pop star led the halftime present on the annual Dallas Cowboys’ Thanksgiving Day recreation on Nov. 28 by hyping up the soccer followers gathered on the AT&T stadium in Arlington together with her hits. But although her efficiency was nice, many couldn’t cease observing her hat that followers mentioned appeared like a “lamp shade”. One fan on Twitter reacted by saying, “Ellie Goulding out here looking a like a Mortal Kombat DLC Character.” And one other mentioned, “Ellie Goulding out here looking like Cruella de Ville got stuck in a lampshade…” Yikes! See a number of the images beneath.
Interestingly, the efficiency virtually didn’t occur. The halftime present additionally served because the official kick-off for the Red Kettle Campaign, which companies these in want with shelter, meals, Christmas toys and social service program and is led by The Salvation Army. At first, Ellie raved in regards to the group and its mission, which she shared in a Nov. 12 Instagram submit that confirmed the singer feeding the homeless with The Salvation Army. That led followers to convey up considerations that the worldwide group holds anti-LGBTQ beliefs, an argument that has surrounded The Salvation Army for years.
“Upon researching this, I have reached out to The Salvation Army and said that I would have no choice but to pull out unless they very quickly make a solid, committed pledge or donation to the LGBTQ community,” Ellie wrote on Instagram that very same day, in accordance with Dallas News. She continued, “I am a committed philanthropist as you probably know, and my heart has always been in helping the homeless, but supporting an anti-LGBTQ charity is clearly not something I would ever intentionally do. Thank you for drawing my attention to this x.”
Alas, the present went on as deliberate. The Salvation Army shortly launched its personal assertion to Dallas News and different retailers, assuring that it serves “anyone” in want. David Hudson, National Commander of the Salvation Army, thanked Ellie in an emailed assertion for “shedding light on misconceptions and encouraging others to learn the truth about the Salvation Army’s mission to serve all, without discrimination.” He additional added that “regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity, we’re committed to serving anyone in need. Every day, we provide services such as shelter for the transgender community and resources for homeless youth — 40 percent of whom identify as gay or transgender.”
It has been a memorable yr for Ellie. Not solely has she been engaged on her fifth studio album and booked the largest Thanksgiving Day gig, the singer additionally tied the knot with Caspar Joplin, 27, in a beautiful English ceremony on Aug. 31!