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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

"Drunk and naked Christian music star Randy Travis threatens cop's life"

Posted by on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 1:04 PM


Grammy-winning Christian music superstar Randy Travis was arrested just before midnight on Tuesday in north Texas after being found him drunk and naked near his wrecked truck some 60 miles north of Dallas.

Though he was detained initially in Grayson County on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, a class B misdemeanor, Travis made the situation worse by reportedly threatening to murder a state trooper at the scene, incurring a third-degree felony charge of retaliation that typically carries up to 10 years in prison.

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Sean Jewell 1
Oh hell yeah! Get it all out, Randy. Stop with all that Christian bullshit and make some fucking naked, drunk, cop-killing country music.
Posted by Sean Jewell http:// on August 8, 2012 at 1:26 PM · Report this
I don't think I've ever actually listened to his music, but for some reason I remember him guest starring on a couple episodes of Matlock.
Posted by Chester Copperpot on August 8, 2012 at 1:28 PM · Report this
This is simply a publicity stunt for his upcoming covers album, including "Jailhouse Rock", "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Dead, Drunk, And Naked".
Posted by Studio Executive on August 8, 2012 at 1:43 PM · Report this
Banna 4
Is "Christian" music star a recent thing? Because I only remember him as mainline country. Of course, to me "recent" means after the late '80s-early 90's.
Posted by Banna on August 8, 2012 at 2:00 PM · Report this
Mischa Vainburg 5
I love Randy Travis, but his Christ-ier stuff has always been unbearably schlocky (see: "Three Wooden Crosses").

It's sad when the confusion and repression that lead to public displays of Christianity explode into public displays of drunken, naked crime.
Posted by Mischa Vainburg on August 8, 2012 at 2:01 PM · Report this
What is with the cwazy cwistians?…
Posted by Kelly O on August 8, 2012 at 2:22 PM · Report this
Randy had a great voice, though.…

Posted by octave on August 8, 2012 at 2:27 PM · Report this
Larry Mizell, Jr. 8
bath salt country
Posted by Larry Mizell, Jr. on August 8, 2012 at 3:12 PM · Report this
Video or it didn't happen?
Posted by Smartypants on August 8, 2012 at 3:12 PM · Report this
Keister Button 10
What's that strumming I hear? Oh, it's Mojo Nixon trying out chord structures for his next song. Thanks, Randy, for being Mojo's inspiration.
Posted by Keister Button on August 9, 2012 at 1:01 PM · Report this
Threating a Texas state trooper while naked is pretty ballsy!
Posted by Dayton on August 9, 2012 at 7:04 PM · Report this
@5: Sad maybe; a little comical certainly; and utterly predictable -- what Freud called the return of the repressed. These self-righteously pious types eventually learn that what they hate in themselves will eventually ooze out of the closet.
Posted by ragged on August 10, 2012 at 8:38 AM · Report this
Ipso Facto 13

"Bath-salt-of-the-earth folk"?
Posted by Ipso Facto on August 12, 2012 at 9:49 PM · Report this

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