Making decades! Reba McAntier And Rex Lynn They crossed the first path 30 years before they started dating.
The “fancy” lyricist met the actor during the 1991 shoot The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw.
“We’ve been in touch with each other for years, and we’ve both known the same person, so it was nice to have good friends come back to dinner together in January,” he explained. See what happens to Andy Cohen In November 2020. “And then we start texting and talking on the telephone, getting to know each other better during quarantine.”
McEntire was previously married to Charlie Battles from 1976 to 1987 and was the music director. Norwell Blackstock From 1989 to 2015. She shares her son Shelby, born in 1990, with Blackstock.
“Divorce was not my idea. I don’t want it in any shape, form or fashion, “said the country’s music legend CMT’s Cody Allan In 2016. ” So it was really hard to adjust when no one was happy. I just want everyone to be happy in their lives, because our lives are too short to be miserable. “
He added at the time: “The thing that got me through this change in life was number one, God. I prayed every day to help me gain the strength to move one foot in front of the other, and to continue doing what I should.” Then with my team… and my friends, my family, my girlfriends. ”
Despite the divorce, Blackstock remained close to the family, including McAntier’s step-son. Brandon Blackstock And Kelly Clarkson, Who announced their divorce in June 2020 after nearly seven years of marriage. (Ex-couple shares daughter River and son Remington.)
“We’re family,” McEntire says Our weekly In 2019, before the separation of Clarkson and Brandon. “She’s married my eldest son Brandon, but we’re good friends too, so it goes a long way – when you can have a good friend as part of your family.”
More recently, later American Idol Alum’s divorce has become messy, he said Extra: “I love them both.… I’m pulling for both of them. I hope they’re happy and healthy and pulling through it. I pray everyone encourages them because they need it now, they both do. I love them both with all my heart I love you. “
Reba Alum, meanwhile, made things red carpet official with Lynn in the fall of 2020, and the pair have been showing their love ever since.
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