Reba McEntire addresses claims she called Taylor Swift a 'brat'

Reba McEntire addresses claims she called Taylor Swift a 'brat'

Don't believe everything you see on the Internet! Reba is clapping back at false rumours...

Reba McEntire and Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift and Blake Lively. Inset image: Reba McEntire / Instagram (@nbcthevoice, @blakelively)

Country star Reba McEntire sets the record straight after being accused of calling Taylor Swift an "entitled brat". 

A social media post claimed that the 68-year-old was upset with Taylor after a performance of the American national anthem. 

According to the post, Reba looked up during her performance to see the 'Karma' singer "laughing and drinking". 

"I let her have it afterward. She's an entitled little brat," the post quoted her as saying. 

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Reba clapped back at the post, calling it fake news. 

"Please don’t believe everything you see on the Internet. I did not say this," the 'I'm A Survivor' singer said. 

Reba had nothing but kind words to say about Taylor.

"Taylor is a wonderful artist, strong role model and has done so much good for so many people and the music industry."


Meanwhile, Reba also made headlines recently after opening up about her marriage to ex-husband Narvel Blackstock.

She described their union as "all business". According to several reports, Reba reportedly had to pay him $47.5-million after their split in 2015. 

“Our marriage was 26 years. We started out working together in the band. He was part of the band, and then became my manager, later on then my husband, but it was a situation that was always business — whether we were getting ready in the morning, pillow talk, whatever, but it was business," Us Weekly quoted her as saying on 'The Drew Barrymore Show'.

Narvel's son, Brandon Blackstock, also had some marriage drama of his own. 

He was married to Kelly Clarkson until they called it quits in 2020. Kelly was forced to pay him R3-million a month until their divorce was finalised. 

The amount was later dropped in their divorce settlement. Kelly reportedly made her last spousal support payment in January 2024.  

Like Reba, Kelly also mixed business with pleasure. Brandon worked as her manager between 2017 and 2020. 

She was also represented by Starstruck Entertainment - a company owned by Brandon and Narvel. 

Kelly is currently suing the company for violating labour laws.

ALSO READ: Final spousal support payment leaves Kelly Clarkson 'relieved'


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