Trace Adkins Brawl with Impersonator on Cruise Ship
Country music singer Trace Adkins has checked into rehab after he allegedly got into a brawl with his own impersonator on cruise ship.
Trace Adkins, was involved in an altercation while on headlining a country cruise bound for Jamaica on Monday.
Adkins, a ex-recovering alcoholic of 12 years, fell off the wagon while cruising and according to sources…he got into a brawl with a Trace impersonator who was doing Karaoke.
The good news is that when the boat reached port the 52-year-old singer immediately jumped ship and has reportedly decided to spend the rest of his headlining time in rehab.
The country singer’s rep issued a statement in which he said …”Trace has entered a treatment facility after a setback in his battle with alcoholism. He added, “As he faces these issues head-on, we ask that his family’s privacy will be respected.”
Adkins was scheduled to perform on the ship that left Miami and was bound for Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
Trace Adkins Net Worth: $16 million
ABOUT: Tracy Darrell “Trace” Adkins is an American country music artist and actor who is known for his soul-stirring baritone and distinctive lyrics. Trace has enjoyed a fruitful music career that saw the release of eleven studio albums, all of which but one have received gold or platinum certification in the United States. Ever since his debut album Dreamin’ Out Loud (1996), Adkins has rendered a string of smash hits, including (This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing (1996), Days Like This (2011), and the catchy Honky Tonk Badonkadonk (2005). Aside from his personal setbacks, which are touched upon in his autobiography titled A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Free-Thinking Roughneck (2007), Adkins remained firmly grounded throughout his music career. In addition to ruling the country music stage, he has also made several appearances on TV, as a panelist on the game shows Hollywood Squares and Pyramid, as a 2008 finalist and as the 2013 winner on The Celebrity Apprentice, then as the voice for recurring character Elvin on King of the Hill, as well as a voice-over actor in television commercial for the KFC fast food restaurant chain. What’s more, he has starred in numerous films, including The Lincoln Lawyer.
Trace Adkins Trivia:
- 1997: Academy of Country Music voted him its top new male vocalist and Country Weekly magazine proclaimed him favorite male newcomer.
- Has two daughters from a previous marriage (to Barbara Lewis), Tarah Adkins (b. 1983) & Sarah Adkins (b. 1985), as well as three daughters from his current marriage (to Rhonda Adkins), Mackenzie Adkins (b. 1998), Brianna Adkins (b. 2001) and Trinity Adkins (b. 2004).
- His first single, “There’s a Girl in Texas” made it into the Top 20 in 1996
- March 1997: His first album, “Dreamin’ Out Loud”, was certified gold (for sales of 500,000 copies) and platinum (for sales of a million) six months later.
- He got his big break while singing at Tillie’s & Lucy’s Pub in Nashville, when he was spotted by the president of Capitol Records’ country division and quickly signed to a recording contract.
- His second wife, Julie, shot him during a domestic dispute in 1994. The bullet went through both lungs and both lower chambers of his heart. Trace believes he survived because his home was so close to a trauma rated hospital. He never pressed charges against his now ex-wife.
- Life member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans in the Louisiana Division.
- His home in Brentwood, Tennessee was completely destroyed by a fire on June 4, 2011.
- His daughter, Tara Adkins, gave birth to a boy, Jackson Trace Webber, on June 6, 2012, weighing in at 7 lbs. 3 oz.
- Was the Celebrity winner of The Apprentice (2004) in 2013.
- Supporter of the American Red Cross.
- Became a member of The Grand Ole Opry August 23, 2003. Was invited by Little Jimmy Dickens.
- Release of his book, “A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions From a Freethinking Roughneck” by Trace with Keith and Kent Zimmerman.
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