Everyone was talking about Faith Hill’s leg at the CMAs

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Wednesday night’s CMA Awards had their share of controversy. Entertainer of the Year Award winner Garth Brooks was not only at the receiving end of Twitter rants from Eric Church fans (who felt he was more deserving of the award), he also got caught lip syncing during his performance at the ceremony. Meanwhile, Carrie Underwood’s 45-themed version of her tune “Before He Cheats” called, naturally “Before He Tweets” got the ire of the Commander-in-Cheeto’s supporters.

Amidst all of this, a new internet sensation emerged – Faith Hill’s leg. The 50-year-old singer, who looked stunning in a gorgeous red chiffon-sleeved gown, channeled Angelina Jolie at the 2012 Oscars by showing off her long, lean leg, courtesy of a very generous slit in her dress.

Faith gave the audience a glimpse of her gam during a duet with her hubby Tim McGraw. The two performed “The Rest of Our Life”, the first single off of the couple’s first joint album, which drops on November 17. Also that day, a documentary about country’s favorite couple, titled Tim & Faith: Soul2Soul, debuts on Showtime.

As you can expect, Faith’s shapely leg was the hit of social media, with fans going crazy for it on Twitter. The funniest tweet compared Faith’s awe-aspiring appendage to the infamous leg lamp from A Christmas Story (if you’ve forgotten about that, don’t worry, as that movie is set to run on a loop from pretty much now until December 25).

I am relatively new to the world of country music (thanks, now ex-boyfriend who played it incessantly), but I actually was planning on watching the Showtime doc before I saw this. Faith is gorgeous and she does have a lovely voice. And I adore her for rocking that leg. With all of the tweets slamming Carrie and the CMAs for daring to talk about politics, it’s a nice break from the hate.

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  1. LizLemonGotMarried says:

    Awww, Faith and Tim, my first concert.
    I don’t listen to country anymore, and haven’t for at least 10-15 years, but I love seeing them still together. She’s so beautiful.

    • V4Real says:

      She has great freaking legs. Let her show them off, she’s 50.

      • LizLemonGotMarried says:

        Hi V4Real-
        I’m a little confused-I didn’t say anything about her legs? I think she looks fantastic-for any age, not just 50. Maybe I’m reading your comment wrong?

      • ANOTHER DAY says:

        @lizlemon……some people just hit reply to any first comment to get their opinion up high in the comments. Doesn’t have to be in real response to your earlier one because the motive is just get your thoughts out their early in thread.

      • LizLemonGotMarried says:

        Interesting strategy :) I was confused! Thank you

      • Lady D says:

        @ANOTHER DAY; I had no idea there was an ideal spot for one’s comment. It has never mattered to me in what order the comments come. Do people actually care that much?

      • ANOTHER DAY says:

        Lol. I see it in the political comments a lot,

      • Chewbacca says:

        No kidding man, she’s gorgeous!

  2. Jayna says:

    Most importantly, they have come out in support of common sense gun control. No assault weapons. They were detailed in their support. More country music stars need to support this stance.

    Her legs look amazing, and her hair is more flattering down.

    • Jerusha says:

      In 2008 Tim was cheering the election of BO as President of the USA in a magazine interview.

    • Esmom says:

      That’s huge for them to speak out in support of gun control. And her legs do look freaking amazing.

      • Carrie1 says:

        For real. This is wonderful and news to me.

        It seems like Reba is gone thankfully. She dominated country during the Dixie Chicks ban and set a horrible trend and tone. I’d given up country after that. But if Faith and Tim are speaking out, hopefully that means a good change amongst country fans.

    • tealily says:

      Yup! Singer-songwriter Margo Price has been speaking about the need for more country artists to take a firm stance on gun control too. It really does feel like the turning of a tide at this point. I hope this continues.

      • Franklymydear... says:

        LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Margo Price ever since I saw her on SNL. She speaks her mind and I like it!

      • tealily says:

        Franklymydear… she is amazing! I just started listening to her and she’s my favorite thing right now.

  3. HH says:

    I’m not a country music fan, so I don’t know if I like Tim McGraw and Faith Hill music wise , but sure as heck appreciate them as people. They were two of only a handful of country music stars that came out unequivocally against the violence in Charlottesville. Many said nothing. The silence was telling. So yes Faith, #GiveMeAllTheLeg. :)

    ETA: Their statements were before an article/op-Ed came out asking country music artists to speak.

  4. Jo says:

    She’s a dime piece. Always has been.

  5. ArchieGoodwin says:

    I stopped watching Nashville 1/2 way through the episode where Rayna dies. I think if I don’t watch it. it didn’t happen.
    This duet is just like Rayna and Luke! I liked Luke, Deacon was too violent.

    Ball & Chain!

    • dumbledork says:

      I stopped after that too. Made no sense without Rayna!

    • tealily says:

      I’ve still been working my way through (very slowly), but the heart sure went out of it. I always thought Rayna was meant to be a Faith substitute.

  6. Lindy says:

    I grew up listening to country music and still listen to some of it off and on (when it’s not devolving into jingoism or overblown nostalgia for some fake version of rural America). I’m mostly just happy these two spoke out for stricter gun regulations and made it clear that it’s not about the second amendment. Good for them. They have the stature and voices to go there.

    • ElleC says:

      For me the overblown nostalgia for some fake version of rural America is the part I find most campy and fun (obv not the jingoism tho)… that said I came to my appreciation of country through irony as both a foreigner and thoroughly urban creature.

      Back when my partner and I were living between two cities, we’d play country radio bingo to pass the time commuting… extra points for girls described like cars, sex described like driving, drinking described like therapy, and in recent years, painfully clunky rap interludes. Not saying this represents all, or even good country music… just the best of the worst!

    • tealily says:

      Yeah, my husband has started listening to a lot of bro country and I too am beginning to develop an appreciation for the camp of it, like everyone is trying to out-country each other, putting glossy spins on life and encouraging people to be content with what they have.

  7. monette says:

    It’s so nice to see a 50 year old woman beeing the envy of social media for her sexy, sculpted legs.
    Wish mine looked that good.
    But maybe there is still hope for me. I’m only in my 30s :p

    • LizLemonGotMarried says:

      Join me in the weight section! My legs look so much better than they did five months ago. I started doing 5x a week workouts with a mix of HIIT, MetCon, and strength training and it’s made such a difference-I’m losing the biscuit dough on my knees! Still have a ways to go, but maybe by 50!

      • Esmom says:

        I’ve always been a runner so my legs were fairly strong but after adding HIIT for just over a year my muscles have never been so defined and running has become much more easy-breezy. And I’m 50. Keep it up!

      • Melior4 says:

        What is HIIt?

      • ElleC says:

        High intensity interval training (alternating intense bursts of cardio and less intense activity, basically) … altho a word of caution, it can be quite hard on the joints. Losing some weight through diet or building up some muscle through lifting first can help!

    • CynicalAnn says:

      I’m 50, and my legs are the.worst.-but I have several friends of the same age with awesome legs. They do work out a lot. It’s definitely possible! And Faith Hill has always been gorgeous.

  8. Lolo86lf says:

    I love country music and I love both Faith and Tim. And yes Faith’s legs look fantastic. They both look lean and healthy. Carrie and Brad’s skit on Donald Trump was very cute and entertaining, and his supporters’ ire be damned lol. I was very surprised that DT did not find time to slam Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley by calling them underrated and untalented or something. He must be losing his touch.

  9. Jerusha says:

    Sturgill Simpson wasn’t invited to the CMAs, so he set up shop outside the arena and got very political.(He hates trump.)
    http://twitter.com/shannonrwatts/status/928631774174879745

    Here are the lyrics to one of his songs.
    http://twitter.com/ddale8/status/928505061839384576

    He’s an outlaw in the Johnny, Willie, Waylon and Kris mode.

    • adastraperaspera says:

      I didn’t hear about this. Simpson got a lot of press this year for his music, some of which sounded interesting. Going to google to find out why they didn’t include him. Hope it isn’t hand-in-hand with CMA banning journalists from asking any questions to singers there about gun control, politics, etc.

    • knotslaning says:

      Oh, I LOVE Simpson. His music is great and politics greater! The more country music tries to distance themselves from him, the more popular he gets!

    • Happy21 says:

      Sturgill is my fav. His little stint outside the CMAs sure got people talking.
      And he wasn’t included because he’s not cookie cutter music row type crap. He doesn’t GAF and does what he wants. Chris Stapleton definitely opened the door for a lot of artists that don’t conform to cookie cutter.
      Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit were nominated for best album and his wife and 400 Unit band member attended and made a statement as to where country music was heading. She, of course, made worst dressed lists everywhere but she got people talking
      http://images.eonline.com/eol_images/Entire_Site/2017108/rs_600x600-171108160158-600-Amanda-Shires-Kelly-Bueno-CMA.ls11817.jpg

      And since this was originally a post about Faith’s leg, I will say she’s definitely got legs and she knows how to use them ;)

    • tealily says:

      Yeah, he is just the best. It’s nice to see this new crop of outlaw country types starting to steal the show. It feels like the genre is moving more and more in that direction. AND they have quite a bit of cross-over success. I know a lot of folks who listen to all those guys but don’t really “do” country. It’s refreshing.

  10. Louise177 says:

    I used to love country music in the ’90s, early 2000′s when I lived in the South. But since I moved back North never listen to country stations. The funny thing is so much of it on pop stations it doesn’t seem like I’m missing much.

  11. Beth says:

    Will fans talk about that leg for years like they did about Jolies ?

  12. magnoliarose says:

    I have always thought she was lovely. I like his views but not much else.

    I think it is telling 45 says nothing. He HATES country music. lol
    I will pretend Keith Urban never happened. CMAs are not something I have ever watched and will never change that fact, but the clips of KU is embarrassing.

  13. Alexandria says:

    50 years old? I LOVE IT! I could never have legs like that because I am short but love the confidence.

  14. Patricia says:

    You’ll shoot your eye out! Love Christmas Story. Classic Christmas movie.

  15. The Old KC says:

    Faith and Tim represent what country music should be about: great talent, raw, fresh, emotional material and community/family. Country music traditionally has been a format for conservatives but there has been a surge of more modern viewpoints in recent years (women in country music who represent a more modern feminist viewpoint are my favorite, including Patti Griffin, India Ramey, Emmylou Harris, Kacey Musgraves, and of course, the Dixie Chicks). In my opinion country music gets sullied by much of the so-called “bro-country” and basically low quality junk that mostly gets played on commercial stations, but I’ll leave that alone – to each his or her own, and if you enjoy the vanilla/generic country then I don’t fault you for that. That vein of country is kind of mindless, like some pop. But if it makes you happy, go for it. I just feel like Tim and Faith are even better together and their early 2000′s (I think?) duet “Like We Never Loved at All” is, to me, classic Country that we need more of. I’m excited to hear what new material these two cook up together.

  16. Olive says:

    that’s Faith Hill?! why aren’t we talking about her face?

  17. Anilehcim says:

    Serious question: I didn’t watch, but in every picture I saw of Faith, both on the red carpet and while performing, she looked like she was crying. Was she? Is that the result of botox freezing her face? No shade at all, just genuinely curious why she looked like she was either on the verge of tears or just stopped crying in every pic I saw.

    • Carrie1 says:

      I know. I’m alarmed a bit by her facial expression because she looks like a very sad person forcing herself to smile. Him too a bit.

  18. LittlefishMom says:

    Cocaine does the body wonders. I always heard their marriage was bs and that they were both coke heads. Hoping it’s not true.

  19. Canadian Becks says:

    I’m just marveling at how there is like zero percent body fat between the two of them.

  20. Shelley says:

    Faith and Tim are the best thing about country music for me. Their attraction for each other is so raw, you cant fake it.
    Not convinced about Faith “channeling Jolie’s look”? Lol

  21. A.Key says:

    Stunning woman, regardless of age, I am in awe!!!

  22. I Choose Me says:

    Wow. She has great legs. I love the muscle tone. Faith is feeling herself and I am here for it.