Nashville Notes – Carrie Underwood Loves NKOTB
March Madness begins on Tuesday, and we’re already speculating on which team will go all the way. Brett Young has his final pick all set. He’s going with Duke, “They're so talented. Even the games they lose [it's] like they just decided not to show up those days."
Maren Morris will be celebrating her one-year wedding anniversary to Ryan Hurd on March 24th, and while things are great with them now, it wasn’t always the case. Marin told Esquire magazine that they hit a rough patch while she was on tour, so they went to couples therapy.
Carrie Underwood declared her long-time love for New Kids on the Block last night, retweeting Donnie Wahlberg’s post about the new video for NKOTB’s “The Boys in the Band (The Boy Band Anthem),” which will be on the re-issue of their 1988 album Hangin’ Tough.
On this day in 2008, Randy Travis surprises Carrie Underwood on stage with an invitation to become the next member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Actress Lori Loughlin was charged this week with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud after paying USC officials up to $500,000 to get her daughters into college. She was fired from the Hallmark network yesterday, they issued this statement:
"We are saddened by the recent news surrounding the college admissions allegations. We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped development of all productions [involving her]."
"When Calls the Heart,” the network’s highest rated series, has been pulled from the schedule for this weekend. The show as a whole hasn’t been cancelled, however there will be no more "Garage Sale Mysteries."