Carrie Underwood Responds To Sound Of Music Tweets

Carrie Underwood has fired back at the haters who have criticized her forthcoming live performance of the classic film The Sound of Music. The production airs on NBC on December 5, and the country star says she has been receiving nasty tweets over her participation in the show.

"I get hate tweets and stuff like, 'You're not Julie Andrews!'" she told Entertainment Weekly.

"I know I'm not Julie. Nobody is and I would never pretend that I was . . . I know my place."

Andrews herself has also thrown her support behind Underwood's turn in the role:

"Fifty years later, it's time somebody had another crack at it. I had the best time of my life doing it and it did wonderful things for me. I think it's great that it's being done again, but doing it live must be so daunting. I do hope it works for Carrie, because she's lovely and I'm a fan. I wish her well."

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