As you might know, the 34-year-old singer, who’s the daughter of actor Rob Schneider, admitted she was “hammered” as she took the stage on the Grand Ole Opry as a part of Dolly Parton’s 78th birthday celebration.
King, whose actual title is Tanner Elle Schneider, was slurring her speech and signing all of the improper phrases as she was up on stage, leaving nation music followers and attendees horrified.
Now, she is suspending her upcoming present final minute — with no clarification.
Elle King Pulls Plug On Present Amid Backlash For Drunken Dolly Parton Efficiency
Elle King was scheduled to carry out this Friday at Billy Bob’s Texas — a music venue in Fort Price, TX, nevertheless, she has immediately pulled the plug on the present and rescheduled it for later this yr.
The venue was the one to announce the information, telling followers “The Elle King occasion, initially for Fri. 1/26/24 has been rescheduled to Sat. 9/21/24 @ 10 PM. Authentic occasion tickets shall be accepted for the brand new date. Refunds can be found on the level of buy. Thanks on your understanding!”
Elle King has but to touch upon the rationale why the efficiency is being rescheduled.
This information comes after the country music singer took the stage a few days ago, completely intoxicated. “Hello, my title is Elle King. I’m f—ing hammered,” she admitted to the viewers earlier than she tried to sing Dolly Parton’s 2001 hit ‘Marry Me’.
As she couldn’t keep in mind the lyrics, she determined to make up her personal, singing, “I don’t know the lyrics to this factor on this f—ing city. Don’t inform Dolly ’trigger it’s her birthday.”
King then instructed the viewers, “I’m not even gonna f—ing lie, you obtain tickets for this s—? You ain’t getting your a refund.”
The Grand Ole Opry posted an apology on social media following the efficiency by Elle King, stating, “We deeply remorse and apologize for the language that was used.”
Elle King’s Historical past With Substance Abuse
Though many followers are criticizing Elle King for disrespecting the Grand Ole Opry and Dolly Parton by displaying up extremely intoxicated, others are involved for her as she has a historical past of substance abuse. In 2020, the nation music singer revealed she used medicine and alcohol to “masks” the feelings following her damaging marriage, however, she stated she bought assist and was sober.
In 2022, King described how completely different it’s to carry out drunk versus sober.
“You understand, now that I’ve finished performances in each methods, they’re completely different,” she said, adding, “They don’t name it ‘liquid braveness’ for nothing. I imply, what number of jobs do you present up for and there are bottles of liquor on the desk for you (in your dressing room)? There should not rather a lot.”
This isn’t the primary time Elle King was visibly intoxicated as when she hosted ‘New 12 months’s Eve Reside: Nashville’s Massive Bash’ earlier this month, she was, as soon as once more, extraordinarily inebriated.
The nation music singer is thought for hit songs similar to ‘Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go House)’ and ‘Ex’s and Oh’s’.
Elle King has but to touch upon the incident.