Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley Poke Fun At Trump’s Twitter Addiction In CMA Opener

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Looking some press rules square in the face and defying them, these longtime hosts and country music stars didn’t hold anything back or pull any punches in their traditional opening monologue – and even the polarizing sitting President wasn’t off limits.

Taking to the stage with just a couple of microphones and Brad Paisley‘s guitar, both Paisley and Carrie Underwood jumped right into the swing of things – as they’ve been doing for the last 10 years in a row.

The CMA Awards tried to impose various rules regarding what kind of content could be asked about and discussed during press time, but after major players (like Paisley) publicly opposed the rules – the CMA did an abrupt turn and rescinded their initial rules.

The opportunity then arose for Paisley and Underwood to tweak their opening monologue to accompany the topics they were originally barred from speaking about – and they didn’t hold back!

Paisley crooned and bemoaned that he was told he couldn’t sing political parodies like “Harper Valley DNC” or “Hold Me Closer, Bernie Sanders,” among others, but that’s when they turned their attention to President Donald Trump and his affinity for Twitter.

Picking up his guitar and strumming to the tune of Underwood’s hit song, “Before He Cheats,” the two begin singing their own parodied version.

“Right now, he’s probably in his PJs / watching cable news / reaching for his cell phone,” sang Paisley. “In the middle of the night from the privacy of a gold-plated white toilet seat / he writing Liddle’ Bob Corker, NFL and covfefe.”

Rounding out the song and bringing roaring laughter to the crowd of CMA Award attendees, the two hit everyone with a knockout punchline.

“It’s fun to watch it that’s for sure / until little rocket man starts a nuclear war / and maybe next time he’ll think before he tweets.”

Check out the full song in the clip below and let us know what you think in the comments.