Country music is loved by millions of people around the globe. Fans enjoy listening to old classics and also learning about the new songs to come out of the country music world as new artists produce hits.
One of the newest artists to produce some great country music songs has just found himself in hot water. Michael Ray has been arrested for DUI and drug possession, according to reports.
Ray is known for his country music, including his hit song "Think A Little Less", among others. He was arrested on Wednesday after 3 AM while frequenting a McDonald's establishment and rear-ending another vehicle.
"Cops say Michael had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, reeked of alcohol and he stumbled when he got out of the car. Cops say he told them he was coming from a bar. They conducted a series of sobriety tests, which cops say Michael bombed," according to TMZ.
Now, Ray is speaking out. He took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support during this difficult time. He even offered an apology. Many fans praised him for taking responsibility for his actions and vowed to remain fans.
“I want to apologize to my fans, family, and my hometown community for placing myself in this situation,” he says in the statement. “I am so very sorry for the disappointment these events have caused everyone. I know it will take time; however, I will do everything I can to rebuild your trust.”
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