Country sturdy! Jason Aldean‘s relationship with spouse Brittany Aldean began with a scandal — and the couple has continued to spark controversy through the years.
The “Dirt Road Anthem” artist had been married to Jessica Ussery for greater than 10 years when he was caught getting cozy with Brittany at a bar in September 2012. He issued a public assertion about what went down with the aspiring singer, who was a contestant on American Idol season 11.
“The truth is that I screwed up. I had too much to drink, let the party get out of hand and acted inappropriately at a bar,” Jason wrote in a prolonged Facebook apology on the time. “I left alone, caught the bus to our next show and that’s the end of the story.”
The “You Make It Easy” crooner added that he was sorry for “embarrassing my family and myself” and letting down his followers. Less than one 12 months later, the Georgia native filed for divorce from Ussery in April 2013, shortly after Us Weekly broke the information of the pair’s break up.
“There were obvious problems before the bar kiss, but he finally left earlier this year,” a supply completely revealed, including that the highschool sweethearts quietly separated in January 2013.
Jason cited irreconcilable variations as the explanation for the duo’s breakup in his divorce petition.
“This is a really tough time for my entire family,” he informed Us in an April 2013 assertion. “Jessica and I have been together since we were teenagers. We’ve been through a lot of ups and downs over the years as we grew up together as a couple. She will always be important to me because she is the mother of my children, and I know that we will both always make our daughters our No. 1 priority.”
Jason and his now-ex-wife share daughters Keeley and Kendal. Two years after he married Brittany in March 2015, the “She’s Country” crooner introduced the pair had a little bit one on the way in which. Their first youngster collectively, son Memphis, arrived that December. Daughter Navy was born in February 2019.
Learning from his previous ups and downs, the “Got What I Got” artist opened up about his dedication to his household in January 2020. “I think it’s something that I’ve gotten a grip on a little, the older I’ve gotten and the longer I’ve been in the business. I think I’ve finally, after all these years, got it figured out now,” he completely informed Us on the time, noting that he was making an attempt to “scale back” on touring to concentrate on “spending a little more time at home.”
He added: “I still love what I do. I love playing shows and doing my thing, but in the early days of my career where I was playing 200 shows a year and was never at home, that kind of gets rough.”
Scroll right down to relive the duo’s ups and downs through the years: