Country music star Kane Brown addressed the crisis that nearly ended Morgan Wallen’s career during an interview with The New York Times published on Friday.
Brown has remained silent for more than 18 months after images of Wallen using a racial slur leaked online in 2021, but Brown had nothing but kind words for the Times chart-topping and record-breaking singer. interview. Wallen and Brown have known each other for at least seven years, and Wallen helped write a track on Brown’s debut album, the outlet noted.
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Brown said he has been asked several times about Wallen since the racial slur incident, but has declined to comment until now. (RELATED: Country Music Star Morgan Wallen Kisses Arrested Fan While Wearing Her Photo)
“It’s my first time talking about it, but I know Morgan personally,” Brown told The Times. “I texted him that day. I told him he shouldn’t have said it, but also knowing Morgan, I knew he didn’t mean it the way the world thought he meant it. Brown added that if he felt any malice in Wallen’s remark, “I probably would have fought.”