Adam Levine Explains Anti-America Comment

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fans took to Twitter in droves during last night's elimination episode when a live mic caught mentor Adam Levine saying "I hate this country" after he felt America made some particularly poor voting decisions, sending home a Team Levine fave.

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The incident can be heard at the 1:14 mark in this video:

After the online hubbub, Levine took to Twitter in an attempt to clear the air with four messages:

UPDATE: Levine, via NBC, has issued the following statement: "I obviously love my country very much and my comments last night were made purely out of frustration. Being a part of The Voice, I am passionately invested in my team and want to see my artists succeed. Last night's elimination of Judith and Sarah was confusing and downright emotional for me and my comments were made based on my personal dissatisfaction with the results. I am very connected to my artists and know they have long careers ahead, regardless of their outcome on the show."

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