"Don't be afraid of the fans because of what we learned from the Dixie Chick syndrome," she said. "Trust that if (you) provide and offer an invitation to (your) fans to engage in intelligent and respectful conversation that they can do it."
"I am very interested in being a bridge and inviting conversation," Nettles said. "That is the only way any of this is going to get resolved. The interesting thing about this country and the way it is set up is that for anything to happen, we have to work together. People need help processing emotion, and that's what art does."