Country Stars React to Mindy McCready’s Death

Several country stars offered public prayers, remembrances and thoughts on the death of Mindy McCready, which Arkansas authorities describe as “what appears to be a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.”

Jason Aldean tweeted Sunday night (Feb. 17):

“Just heard about Mindy McCready. My thoughts and prayers are with her 2 boys and her family.”

Carrie Underwood posted this message:

“I grew up listening to Mindy McCready...so sad for her family tonight. Many prayers are going out to them.”

And Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum wrote,

“My heart is breaking hearing of the loss of Mindy McCready. Pray for her 2 precious little boys...may God's peace & protection be on them!”

John Rich:

“Very sad to hear about Mindy McCready. When I was in Lonestar she was our label mate and we were friends. A tragic end to a talented life.”

Martina McBride wrote simply, “So sad.”

Kelly Clarkson wrote, “Her poor children.”

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