To say that superstar Carrie Underwood has a lot on her plate might qualify as the understatement of the year. In addition to launching her Play On Tour on March 11 in Reading, Pa., she’s also getting married to fiance Mike Fisher later this year and trying her hand at acting, both on television and in a movie. As if that weren’t enough, she’s lent her name and time to an animal adoption initiative and tapped into America’s collective pride by nailing the national anthem at the Super Bowl.
We recently caught up with Carrie and asked her a few questions we solicited from fans via Country Weekly’s Twitter feed.
We’ve received e-mails from around the world, including one from China, and many of them focus on one thing—will you tour internationally?
That would be wonderful. There’s nothing concrete right now as far as going outside of the U.S., but we always talk about it, and I think we’re just kind of waiting until the demand is really there. I’m superbusy, all right, now as it is just working in the U.S. and Canada, so it would really just depend on what it was and what the opportunities were. But that’s always been something we’ve definitely been open to.
Will you and Mike have a small wedding or a big wedding?
It’s shaping up to be a good size. We would both like a small wedding, but the place that we’re going to have it at, we have a lot of space there and we might as well just go for broke and invite everyone we know.
Aside from your wedding, aside from international touring, the number-one question from fans is, how does your dog Ace get along with Mike?
Ace and Mike get along alright. There’s definitely some tension over who gets my love. For the longest time I called Ace my number one and I might have to change that a little bit. They do get along very well. It’s really sweet. Mike has developed an attachment to Ace, so it’s really nice. They play and run through the house. It’s really sweet to see a big guy and a little 10-pound baby dog running around the house together, cuddling.
For more from Carrie, pick up the March 22 issue of Country Weekly, on newsstands March 15.