Lauren Alaina is a daddy’s girl through and through, but her relationship with her dad hasn’t always been what it is today. Like in her song, “Doin’ Fine,” the singer shares with fans her dad’s struggle with sobriety, a battle he won nearly five years ago. Thanks to his newfound path of sober living, father and daughter have been able to mend fences and become tighter than ever before.
“Oh my gosh. My dad’s the best. I’m really proud of my daddy,” said the Georgia native while backstage at the 2018 CMA Music Festival. “October 6th will be his five-year anniversary of being sober. So that’s a big one for us. And it’s been really amazing the last few years with his recovery. Our relationship was a little rocky before he went into rehab and now we talk every single day. And he is my daddy and I’m so proud of him.”
Some artists travel with their pets, others like to keep their buses stocked with the freshest foods possible. But Lauren Alaina brings a onesie no matter where she goes or for how long she’s away.
Of course, Alaina also packs along her necessities like clothes and whatnot, but her biggest priority is always making sure some sort one-piece sleeping ensemble is tucked away for her cross-country travels.
“I always have to have a onesie because we’re still all on the same bus…and if you know me you know I’m obsessed with onesies, but it’s like a real thing. Like, I sleep in them. I sleep in onesies because I get really cold at night and I do not like to be cold. The boys are all like, hot-natured, and they’re men, you know? I’m like the girl on the bus that’s freezing, so I’ll wear onesies. I cannot be on the bus without a onesie. If I forget it, which I don’t…if I did forget it, it’s on my packing list. I have a list and it’s like third on the list… a onesie. But if I forgot it, we’d be going to Target and getting one. I mean, that’s how crazy I am about having a onesie,” Alaina said to Sounds Like Nashville and other media.
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