New DWTS “Paper Moose” Controversy

Last week, to get in the mood for our Dancing with the Stars quick step to “Redneck Woman,” Mark and I went to a shooting range.

Twitchy reports on some of the Twitter backlash against me, because I shot a paper target imprinted with the image of the moose.  Not a moose, mind you.  But a moose outline.

Guess what, paper moose lovers?  It gets worse than that.  A few weeks ago, my dad took Willow and me on a moose hunt.  In case you who don’t know where food comes from, this is what keeps our freezers full at home.

If who’ve never been to a range, don’t knock what you haven’t tried.  When you do it right, target shooting is safe and a whole lot of fun.

As for those whose hearts are full of compassion for paper, I can assure you that the targets don’t feel a thing.

See you at the range!

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  • DWH

    Do they have a problem with the ‘paper man” Mark shot?

  • Karen Nicholas

    They were mad about you shooting a pic of a moose? But they were okay with Mark shooting a picture of a human siloette???? Doesn’t make since. But it’s cool I still think you rock!

  • Godisalive

    Agree with all of the above. Doesn’t do any good to argue with them. I would have a hard time shooting an animal of any kind because I do love all animals BUT if I couldn’t feed my family any other way…you bet I could. I am a meat eater, just have a hard time thinking about shooting them. LOL Know that drives some of you, especially the men, crazy.

  • Becky Shephard

    Poor paper moose and his paper family lol. Bristol you are amazing! I know negativity can get you down but you know who you are in Christ and that is all that matters

  • Whitney Lukenbill

    Thank you Bristol for alays being yourself and never swaying from your beliefs. You’re on my bucket list of people that I want to meet :) good luck this week!

  • millie

    Always remember you and Mark are doing great!!! These people will do anything to try and do you in.
    I see that you both are not going to let that happen. I loved your statement to them. Priceless!!!

    Also I loved your quickstep the other night, I thought it was very good. Both of you are right, there were
    others in the quickstep dances that broke and they did not “slam them”. Carrie Ann has a problem!!!
    As a professional she was out of line to say “slam you back”. You and Mark stay focus like you have
    been doing and you will do great.

    Looking forward to seeing what you two have in store for us next. I know we will love it. Ya’ll looked
    so cute in your western outfits the other night. Tell Mark he needs to wear that more often.

  • Robin

    so many idiots in this world. Jeez, just anything to pick on you. Don’t let it get you down.

  • Hillary

    How dare you shoot a paper moose Bristol! It probably had paper offspring to provide for haha! People are just looking (hard) for things to knock you down on. Oh and Carrie Ann was way out of line this week, she was rude to a couple of dancers but especially you, it’s not like you came up with the choreography all by yourself. How unprofessional! You just stay classy Bristol and keep working hard and silence the haters with your talent (Because you got it girl!)

  • Lena Cooksey

    Hi Bristol, You know people that always tries to degrade someone usually knows little about what they are commenting on. Just be strong and think on good things, you ought to know you are well liked by being voted on with dancing with the stars. Work very hard and I will give you my vote.

  • Bree Merr

    I loved this! Your humor was spot on. I especially loved someone’s comment on facebook “What will little paper moose do without mamma moose” LOL

    I will be voting for your heart and soul based dancing. If others can’t see it … too bad, I’m voting for the reasons I always vote. The whole package of determination, courage, entertaining dance and especially grace under fire (negative, ugly hatred). Haters are flailing. Keep it up Bristol.