by Brad Schmitt
Brad Schmitt is a longtime Nashville entertainment journalist, having shared the goods on Music City’s most interesting people in the newspaper, on TV, and online for more than 15 years. Every week, Brad hits country fans with the latest news from Nashville and the lives of their favorite country artists.
Secret revealed! Miranda and Loretta Lynn both collect. . . .
Congrats to Loretta Lynn, who just celebrated 50 years on the Opry.
She has influenced younger artists in more ways than one – whether Loretta knows it or not.
Did you know, for instance, that both Loretta and Miranda Lambert collect salt and pepper shakers?
“My husband always calls me a mamaw because I collect salt and pepper shakers,” Miranda said during a press conference at the Grand Ole Opry House.
“I have like 30 sets. I’m really proud of them,” Miranda said.
And now she’s even more proud because Miranda just learned that Loretta collectsthem too.
“I was at her house and we went to her museum and she had this huge glass shelf and she had a whole collection of them, like hundreds of them. And I was like, ‘You collect salt and pepper shakers, too. Oh my God.’ I’m going to get the nerve up one day and ask her if we can trade a set.”
Faith Hill’s new health regimen: Milk Duds
Just call it “fun with Faith.”
Faith Hill opened up to fans on Twitter Sunday (Sept. 30) by letting them ask whatever they wanted.
And here’s what fans learned:
During football season, Faith cheers for LSU and the Tennessee Titans – and she’s eating barbecue chips and homemade ranch dressing when she’s doing it.
Faith has never been to Austria, but she wants to visit there next. Her first job was at McDonald’s but she only lasted two weeks. (Why do I think hamburger sales skyrocketed in Mississippi in those two weeks?)
And Faith is wearing out the sophomore album from English folk-rock band Mumford & Sons.
Sooooooo… how does Faith stay fit and healthy?
“Right now I’m eating Milk Duds because I missed dinner and didn’t want to be late for the chat :)” Faith typed.
Delicious. Please let us know if that works. . . . .