Yesterday, country singer Neal McCoy dropped his latest single — an apparent protest song against athletes “taking a knee” in protest to police brutality.
The sentiment was not unusual, but the song’s title — “Take a Knee, My Ass (I Won’t Take A Knee)” left some on Twitter scratching their heads.
“Sounds painful,” writer Jason Markusoff tweeted.
“I don’t judge anyone’s sexual preferences but an entire knee seems unsafe,” Jezebel’s Anna Merlan noted.
Sports writer Nathan Bernhardt, meanwhile, simply pointed out that “telling your ass to take a knee is just sitting down.”
Check out the best responses below.
another good ol american song about taking a full leg up your ass https://t.co/DEQindxpa4
— jaboukie young-white (@jaboukie) November 17, 2017
I know some size queens, but a taking a knee in the ass is some wild carny freak shit. https://t.co/g4jsc9rUsm
— Storm Large (@Stormof69) November 17, 2017
Does his ass sing the other side of the duet itself, or does a guest vocalist sing the ass's part? https://t.co/vXobn5Ekev
— ChrEastertina H 🥚🐰 (@americanwombat) November 17, 2017
This guy is having an intense fight with his own ass over whether to take a knee or not. https://t.co/6DduGkDit9
— Kashana (@kashanacauley) November 17, 2017
"Take a Knee, My Ass" sounds like a love song addressed to a butt about to get just SO messed up
— monica heisey (@monicaheisey) November 17, 2017
The White House just announced that Mike Pence is not allowed to listen to "Take a Knee, My Ass" without mother present.
— Marie Connor (@thistallawkgirl) November 17, 2017
“Take A Knee, My Ass” – what I tell myself when it’s last call and I start getting desperate. https://t.co/QmQbYGyBgi
— Carlos Maza (@gaywonk) November 17, 2017
Thank God for the parenthetical clarification. For a second I thought this guy was parceling out his lower extremities https://t.co/AmMYJY9dDg
— Daniel “the Devil’s cabana boy 😈” Summers (@WFKARS) November 17, 2017