Peyton Manning called attention to Carrie Underwood's 2021 CMA Awards show side-eye at the 2022 ceremony Wednesday night."Carrie Underwood and I have a lot in common," the former NFL player said during his opening monologue with co-host Luke Bryan.
"We both work with Brad Paisley, we've both been on 'Sunday Night Football' a lot and we're both very nervous about what Luke Bryan might say tonight," the athlete, 46, continued.Peyton Manning joked about Carrie Underwood's 2021 CMAs side-eye during this year's awards show.WireImagePeyton Manning joked about Carrie Underwood's 2021 CMAs side-eye during this year's awards show.
The camera, however, did not cut to Underwood in the audience — instead showing country singer Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren Akins.Bryan, 46, quipped, "Hell, even I'm nervous about what Luke Bryan might say tonight."Last year, the "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)" singer joked on stage about current NFL player Aaron Rodger's anti-coronavirus vaccine stance — which Underwood's husband, Mike Fisher, had supported via social media.