Morgan Wallen breaks silence on arrest over chair-throwing fiasco

Country music star Morgan Wallen broke his silence on his arrest for throwing a chair from the roof of a bar in Nashville, Tennessee.

On Friday, almost two weeks after his arrest, Wallen posted a message on the social media platform X.

“I didn’t feel comfortable coming out publicly until I made amends with a few people. I have been in contact with the Nashville police, my family and the good people at Chief’s. I am not proud of my behavior and I accept it. responsibility”, Wallen wrote. “I have the utmost respect for the officers who work every day to keep us all safe.”

Wallen assured fans that his One Night at a Time tour would go ahead as planned and that “there will be no change.”

Wallen kicked off his One Night at a Time tour in Indianapolis on April 4. He will perform across the country with Bailey Zimmerman, Nate Smith and Lauren Watkins opening for him.

Chief’s is the bar where the chair-throwing incident occurred and is owned by country star Eric Church.

Wallen, 30, was arrested on April 7 around 11 p.m. He was charged with three misdemeanor counts of reckless endangerment and one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct.

The ‘Wasted on You’ singer reportedly threw a chair off the roof of Chief’s Bar. The chair reportedly crashed to the ground about three feet from where two Metro Nashville Police Department officers were standing on Broadway.

Wallen was booked for the arrest at 12:36 a.m. and released at 3:29 a.m. The singer’s bond was set at $15,250.

Wallen is expected to make his first court appearance on May 3, the same day he has a concert at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium later that evening.