Morgan Wallen breaks silence after Nashville arrest

Morgan Wallen breaks silence after Nashville arrest credit:Bang Showbiz
Morgan Wallen breaks silence after Nashville arrest credit:Bang Showbiz

Morgan Wallen has broken his silence after being arrested earlier this month for allegedly throwing a chair off a bar roof.

The 30-year-old singer was charged with three felony counts in connection to an incident at Nashville's Chiefs Bar, which is owned by fellow country star Eric Church, which saw the furniture drop from the building and hit the ground in front of a group of police officers who had been standing outside the venue.

According to local news outlet Channel 5, staff members identified the 'Man Made A Bar' singer as responsible for throwing the chair and claimed he laughed afterwards.

Now, Morgan has finally spoken out about the incident, claiming he is "not proud" of how he acted.

He wrote on X (formerly Twitter): "I didn't feel right publicly checking in until I made amends with some folks. I’ve touched base with Nashville law enforcement, my family, and the good people at Chief’s. I'm not proud of my behavior, and I accept responsibility."

Channel 5 previously reported the arrest report stated cops were able to view video which showed Morgan "lunging and throwing an object over the roof".

Morgan was arrested for three counts of reckless endangerment by the two police officers who were outside, and for the danger to the public, as well as disorderly conduct.

An attorney for the 'Wasted on You' hitmaker said the star was "co-operating fully" with police.

His lawyer said in a statement: “At 10:53pm Sunday evening Morgan Wallen was arrested in downtown Nashville for reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.

“He is co-operating fully with authorities.”

This isn't the first time Morgan has found himself in legal trouble.

In May 2020, he issued an apology after he was arrested in Nashville on disorderly conduct and public intoxication charges.

The following year, the 'One Thing at a Time' singer said sorry again after leaked footage showed him using the N-word.

He said at the time: “I’m embarrassed and sorry. I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back.

“There are no excuses to use this type of language, ever. I want to sincerely apologise for using the word. I promise to do better.”

In 2016, Morgan was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) but the case was eventually dismissed.