Garth Brooks

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Amid the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, Garth Brooks has decided to cancel a slew of upcoming scheduled television appearances.

The country crooner, who is currently promoting his comeback album Man Against Machine around the country released the following statement on Facebook:

"We landed in NY last night to the news of the civil unrest that was going on in our nation. To spend the day promoting our stuff like nothing was wrong, seemed distasteful to me. I will gladly reschedule any or all appearances the networks will allow. Love one another, g."

Brooks was slated to make a stop at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Live With Kelly & Michael, NPR's All Things Considered as well as the Today show.

Earlier today on the morning news program, Brown's parents Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden addressed the jury's decision as well as Officer Wilson's interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos.

The late teen's dad called Wilson's account of the day "crazy" and "disrespectful."

"For one, my son, he respected law enforcement," he continued. "Two, who in their right mind would rush or charge at a police officer that has his gun drawn?"

Benjamin Crump, the family's attorney, told Savannah Guthrie, "When you have people of color be killed, they try to demonize and play the stereotypes, and they try to put the police officer who killed our children on a pedestal. It's just not right and we have to fix this system."

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