Adam Levine Says ‘I Hate This Country’ During ‘The Voice’ Results Show [Video]

Adam Levine clearly wasn’t happy about how America voted during the Top 8 results show.

Adam Levine saw two of his remaining three contestants leaving the show last night on “The Voice” and he went public about his opinion regarding America’s choice during the Top 8 results show.

After his team member Amber Carrington was left in the show till the next week, it came down to Holly Tucker from Blake Shelton’s team and Judith Hill and Sarah Simmons from Levine’s for the final spot in the Top 6, reports The Huffington Post.

With Adam knowing that at least one of his remaining two ladies was going home, the tensions were clearly running high for the longtime coach as  viewers unexpectedly heard him proclaim, “I hate this country.”

Seconds later, Holly moved on and both Judith and Sarah were eliminated.

Though longtime fans of the famous song contest which is now runs its fourth season, know the coach’s sense of humor, Levine’s offensive comment angered viewers, who took to social networks to slam Maroon 5 frontman.

Fans noted that the remark was particularly offensive in the wake of the recent tragedies the country faced not long time ago, including Oklahoma tornado and Boston bombings and the day after Memorial Day.

Moreover, hundreds of viewers of the contest took Levine’s whingeing as a threat to liberty, democracy and the principles of the founding fathers.

“Hey @adamlevine this country you apparently hate so much made you rich. You’re free to leave. Try Syria. I hear it’s nice this time of year,” wrote one patriot. “Can we send Seal Team 6 after him?” enquired another. Others suggested Levine “move to a communist country”.

Levine defended himself on Twitter in the early hours on Wednesday with four definitions.

He wrote: “joke- noun 1. something said or done to provoke laughter or cause amusement, as a witticism, a short and amusing anecdote, or prankish act”.

The singer went on, adding in the next tweet: “hu·mor·less (hymr-ls) adj. 1. Lacking a sense of humor. 2. Said or done without humor”.

The next tweet read: “light·heart·ed Function: adjective 1 : free from care, anxiety, or seriousness : happy-go-lucky 2 : cheerfully optimistic”.

“mis·un·der·stand Pronunciation: \(ˌ)mi-ˌsən-dər-ˈstand\ Date: 13th century 1 : to fail to understand 2 : to interpret incorrectly,” said the coach in the next message.

Later, Levine released a statement through NBC clarifying his comment. “I obviously love my country very much and my comments last night were made purely out of frustration.”

“Being a part of The Voice, I am passionately invested in my team and want to see my artists succeed. Last night’s elimination of Judith and Sarah was confusing and downright emotional for me and my comments were made based on my personal dissatisfaction with the results. I am very connected to my artists and know they have long careers ahead, regardless of their outcome on the show.”

That frustration was expressed in an interview after the show on Tuesday. “People didn’t vote for two of the best singers in the competition, and it makes me sad and little bit p–– off, to be honest with you … I believe in the talent of these singers and maybe their talent was overshadowed by some other things … To lose two at once, especially two who are so strong and beloved, doesn’t make any sense to me.”

Adam Levine has appeared on The Voice since its debut two years ago, and coached season one winner, Javier Colon. Maroon 5’s fourth album, Overexposed, debuted at No 2 last June.

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