country singer Kelsea Ballerina is feeling her strong emotions as she navigates her ongoing divorce from her estranged husband Morgan Evans.
“A complex moment,” the 28-year-old “Peter Pan” musician captioned on a Saturday, September 3. tik tok video. In the clip, Ballerini sat somberly in her bathtub while a demonstration of Katie Gregson MacLeod‘s “Complex” was playing in the background.
While Ballerini didn’t elaborate on her connection to the sound of social media, the lyrics hint at an emotional break. “I’m wearing his boxers / I’m being a good wife. We won’t be together / But maybe next life,” the 19-year-old Scottish artist sang on her debut single. “I’m being a cool girl / I keep it so tight. I take it home while my friends have a good night. I need him like water, he thinks I’m fine.”
She added on the track: “I don’t feel human / I think he’s a good guy.”
The Tennessee native, meanwhile, sat naked in the bathtub as she listened to the lyrics. Her eye makeup was visibly smudged, apparently revealing that Ballerini had been crying.
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The country singer can relate to Gregson-MacLeod’s emotional lyrics about a difficult breakup when she and Evans, 37, announced earlier this year that they had split after almost five years of marriage.
“Friends, I have always done my best to share my life with you in a real and vulnerable way, while also protecting layers of my personal life as they unfold,” the “Hole in the Bottle” singer wrote to through her Instagram story on Monday, August 29. “This is now public record so I wanted you to know from me directly that I am going through a divorce.”
Ballerini continued at the time: “This deeply difficult decision is the result of a journey of love, growth and effort that has finally come to an end. Words are hard to find here… but I am extremely grateful for the years of marriage to Morgan and hopeful for the upcoming seasons. With very active calendars to come, keep in mind that we are both fragile, actively healing and showing the best we can.”
us weekly confirmed that Ballerini had filed for divorce from the Australia native the previous Friday, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the cause of their split.
Evans, for his part, broke his silence several hours later, apparently hinting that it was not a mutual decision.
“I am very sad to confirm that after almost 5 years of marriage, Kelsea and I are parting ways,” the “Day Drunk” singer wrote on Monday. “I wish it were otherwise, but sadly it isn’t.”
Ballerini and Evans, who married in December 2017, struggled to maintain their relationship for several years before filing for divorce in August.
“They have been working on their marriage for many years and have even tried therapy,” a source told us exclusively. U.S last month, noting that the couple had “privately split” at one point before reconciling. “They finally decided they had no choice but to officially part ways.”
Following their split, both Ballerini and Evans have focused on their careers and their upcoming fall concert tours.[The“Heartfirst”singerisalsogearinguptoreleasehernextalbum[Lacantantede“Heartfirst”tambiénseestápreparandoparalanzarsupróximoálbum[The“Heartfirst”singerisalsogearinguptoreleasehernextalbumSubject to change, at the end of this month. His first single, titled “What I Have”, was released on Friday, September 2.
“This song was written between reflection and eagerness”, Ballerini tweeted on Friday. “Even though I’m always changing, I’m happy with what I have.”
In “What I Have,” he sings about being “happy with what I have” in life, including a “dream” career, a Jeep vehicle, and a faithful puppy.