Elle King Embarrasses the Opry

Singer Elle King took the stage at the Grand Ole Opry for a Dolly Parton tribute on Friday, admitting to the crowd she was hammered before botching the words to a Parton song. The expletive-laden performance, which occurred on Parton’s birthday, was criticized by audience members and prompted an apology from the venue. 

Elle King Drunk at the Opry

On X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, the famed Nashville music venue replied to an angry audience member who complained about King. “Hi Judas, we deeply regret and apologize for the language that was used during last night’s second Opry performance,” the tweet reads.

What are your thoughts? Should Elle gt banned from the Opry? Check back with us as we wait for an official statement from the hallowed hall.

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