Singer Morgan Wallen apologizes after ‘horseplaying’ ends in arrest

The country star was kicked out of a Nashville bar and then charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

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Morgan Wallen arrives at the CMT Music Awards on in Nashville, Tennessee, in June 2019.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music singer Morgan Wallen apologized Sunday following his weekend arrest on public intoxication and disorderly conduct charges.

Wallen, 27, was arrested Saturday night after he was kicked out of Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse in downtown Nashville, news outlets reported.

Wallen said on Twitter that he and some friends were “horseplaying” after a few bar stops.

“We didn’t mean any harm, and we want to say sorry to any bar staff or anyone that was affected,” Wallen tweeted. “Thank you to the local authorities for being so professional and doing their job with class. Love y’all.”

Wallen’s hits include “Whiskey Glasses” and “Chasin’ You.” He competed on “The Voice” in 2014 and co-wrote songs for Jason Aldean and Kane Brown.

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