Etana changes tune on Trump, now 'undecided'
Reggae singer Etana has decided to move her status to the 'Undecided Voter' column until after the end of the debates between US presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
The first debate was held on Monday night at Hofstra University in New York.
"I am heavily invested in the outcome of this election and given the backlash on social media because I said I support Trump. I have decided to do some more research, watch the debates and weigh all that before I come to a decision. I am entitled to my own opinion and I have the right to change my mind as I see fit, I will be tuning in to watch 90 unpredictable minutes of this first debate on Monday night," Etana said.
The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is expected to be the most watched in history, with perhaps 100 million viewers tuning in for a showdown with the power to upend an increasingly close race. Locked in an exceedingly close White House race, the presidential rivals tangled for 90-minutes over their vastly different visions for the nation's future.
Over the weekend, Etana was in the eye of a firestorm of criticism from Jamaicans who lambasted her for voicing her support for Trump during an interview on the popular entertainment programme, ER.
Responding to the furore, she issued a statement where she apologised to her fans who may have been incensed by her remarks and made an appeal for unity even as divisive issues such as immigration and taxes threaten to render the fabric of societies apart in Europe and the US.