Jason Aldean reportedly dating kissing-scandal cohort Brittany Kerr
Country singer Jason Aldean is reportedly dating Brittany Kerr, the woman he cheated on his wife with in 2012.
Well, at least they’re trying to make a real go of it, right?
Aldean, 37, last April filed for divorce from Jessica Ussery, his wife of almost 12 years, and has been dating Kerr since, Us Weekly reported Monday.
Kerr, a former “American Idol” contestant and NBA cheerleader, was photographed backstage in the wings at one of Aldean’s concerts on Friday, TMZ reported. She was also spotted at his Jan. 10 Austin concert, the site said.
The romance is pretty scandalous, because back in September 2012, the “Night Train” singer was photographed kissing Kerr at a Sunset Strip bar. He was married at the time.
“The truth is that I screwed up,” Aldean wrote on his Facebook page after the incriminating photos of the smooch went online. “I had too much to drink, let the party get out of hand and acted inappropriately at a bar. I left alone, caught the bus to our next show and that’s the end of the story.”
But it wasn’t, was it?
Aldean and Ussery, who dated since they were teenagers and have two children together, worked on their marriage after the scandal but ultimately filed for divorce in Tennessee.
“This is a really tough time for my entire family,” the country singer told Us Weekly in a statement at the time of the filing. “I’ve learned that everyone always rushes to judgement when they hear news like this. That’s really hard because no one knows anything about our relationship but us. I understand that because of my job, I have to go through a lot of this in the public eye, but for my girls’ sake I really wish people would give us some level of privacy and at the very least be respectful of them.”
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