Trisha Yearwood Follows Willie Nelson, Cancels SeaWorld Show
Willie Nelson isn't the only country singer bailing on SeaWorld.
Yearwood will not perform at SeaWorld during the scheduled Bands, Brew and BBQ event in February, due to the bad publicity associated surrounding the park as a result of the documentary 'Blackfish.'
The film, which aired on CNN and hit theaters over the summer, documents the story of Tilikum, the majestic captive killer whale that killed his trainer, focusing on how life in captivity may have heightened his aggression. It's causing quite a stir, spotlighting SeaWorld's alleged mistreatment of its animals and the negative effects that captivity has on this species in particular.