Published: 21:56 EDT, 7 October 2020 | Updated: 22:07 EDT, 7 October 2020
And Carly Pearce is also going through a painful divorce from Michael Ray from whom she split in June after just eight months of marriage.
The country music singer, 30, told ET Canada that she’s not comfortable talking too much about her breakup, explaining: ‘Things happen, and I think it’s just something that has to stay between the two of us.’
Dealing with it: Country music singer Carly Pearce, 30, says her split from Michael Ray after just eight months of marriage showed her she’s ‘way stronger’ than she thought
She added: ‘Hopefully, people respect us to understand that we are humans and I certainly didn’t get married to get divorced.’
Pearce and fellow singer Ray, 32, married in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 6, 2019 and filed for divorce in June.
She shared that the experience has forced her to consider her imperfections and to face up to dealing with something that changes ‘every aspect of your life’.
Split: ‘Things Happen,’ Pearce said of her marriage breakup. Pearce and Ray, 32, married in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 6, 2019 and filed for divorce in June (pictured March)
Also in June, Pearce celebrated her first number one hit, with the track I Hope You’re Happy Now.
The song received three Country Music Association Awards nominations, for Song of the Year, Musical Event of the Year Pending and Video of the Year.
‘I also am so grateful that it didn’t happen for me overnight because I think it makes these moments way more special for me,’ she said.
Success: Pearce is the most nominated artist at the upcoming 2020 Country Music Association Awards with nominations for New Artist of the Year and for Song of the Year, Musical Event of the Year and Video of the Year for I Hope You’re Happy Now
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