Jimmie Allen Issues Public Apology To His Wife After Affair: “My Choices Have Bought Shame On Her”

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It has been a downward spiral lately for country music star Jimmie Allen.

Posts from the both himself and his now ex-wife Alexis Gale shared that they would be separating, while also announcing that the couple had a third child on the way later this year. The couple had already had two kids in their three year marriage, and Allen had another child from a previous relationship.

Allen was then sued by his former manager for sexual battery and assault, and was soon after suspended from his record label and removed from the CMA Fest lineup due to the troubling allegations.

But it didn’t end there…

The Grammy nominated artist was also suspended by his agency, management, and publicist amidst all of the rumors and allegations that were swarming. Though it seems like things couldn’t get any worse, his estranged wife then came out with a scolding comment in regards to his affair:

“Imagine being a woman who is so f*cked up mentally/emotionally and pursues a man who is married with 3 children & a pregnant wife. Imagine. I could never.

Y’all can kiss my ass with this ‘estranged wife’ narrative. I really wish I was only talking about one female.”


The Instagram story with the comment has since been deleted.

Allen had been pretty quite about the entire incident until a couple of days ago when he shared some questionable words on his Instagram story.

“We gonna be alright. This too shall pass.” 

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Umm Jimmie, “we gonna be alright… this too shall pass” probably shouldn’t be your first social media post after you’re accused of raping someone…

He then opened up and got into a little more detail earlier today when he took to Instagram to issue an apology (and plead his case?) to his ex-wife.

The post reads:

“I want to publicly apologize to my wife Alexis for humiliating her with my affair. I’m embarrassed that my choices have brought shame on her. That’s something that she did not deserve at all.

I also want to apologize to my children for being a poor example of a man and a father.

I’m working on becoming a better person that my kids can be proud of. My goal is to be better than the generation before me.

This business takes so much from you. It’s full of temptations that can cripple you and ruin everything you’ve built. I’m ashamed that I wasn’t strong enough to withstand them. I will no longer be a victim of my weaknesses.

I challenge everyone to seek help when they need it. Do not be afraid of your weakness, surround yourself with people that WILL help you.

Be Blessed.”

Never good when celebrities have to bust out the “Notes App” to type up a long apology.

Though this public apology might (and big emphasis on might) help a little bit, I have a feeling that the portion about the “business taking so much from you” and the mentioning of “temptations” will probably hurt Allen’s case more than anything… kinda sounds like an excuse.

That being said, he publicly denied the accusations in the lawsuit, arguing that the relationship was consensual.

He released the following statement:

“It is deeply troubling and hurtful that someone I counted as one of my closest friends, colleagues and confidants would make allegations that have no truth to them whatsoever.

I acknowledge that we had a sexual relationship — one that lasted for nearly two years. During that time, she never once accused me of any wrongdoing, and she spoke of our relationship and friendship as being something she wanted to continue indefinitely.

Only after things ended between us, did she hire a lawyer to reach out and ask for money, which leads me to question her motives. The simple fact is, her accusations are not only false, but also extremely damaging.

I’ve worked incredibly hard to build my career, and I intend to mount a vigorous defense to her claims and take all other legal action necessary to protect my reputation.”

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