Singer Kaya Jones, formerly of the Pussycat Dolls, shared her experiences as a conservative in the music industry on Friday’s “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson.”
She talked about her friendship with singer Joy Villa, who made a splash by wearing a “MAGA”-themed dress to the Grammys earlier this year, as well as why she thinks we need more “open discussions” where it’s OK for people to disagree.
Jones said she didn’t know what to label herself for a while but finally realized she was a conservative. While Hollywood appears to be overwhelmingly liberal, Jones said there are more conservatives than people realize. When Villa wore her controversial dress, Jones realized she needed to speak out too, she explained. “If I can’t stand up for my friend and also for myself, then what kind of artist am I?”
Jones remembered conversations with liberal commentator Bill Maher, a long-time friend. She wondered why society no longer allows discussions where people disagree with each other, explaining:
“We used to have open discussions, and everything was just kind of ‘OK, you didn’t agree with everyone,' but you were in this kind of mix of open discussion. Unfortunately there’s just not enough of that right now.”