(THE BLAZE) – Musician Pat Benatar said she refuses to perform her hit song "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" out of deference to the victims of mass shootings.
Benatar made the admission in an interview with USA Today while discussing why she chooses to cover other songs during her latest tour.
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"And we’re not doing 'Hit Me with Your Best Shot,' and fans are having a heart attack. And I’m like, 'I’m sorry, in deference to the victims of the families of these mass shootings, I’m not singing it,'" said Benatar.