Arrivederci: Michelle Branch ha annunciato la sua separazione dal marito Patrick Carney, batterista dei Black Keys. La coppia si è sposata nel 2019 dopo essersi incontrata nel 2015 e condivide due dei tre figli di Branch. La notizia ha un tempismo sfortunato: gran parte del prossimo album di Branch “The Trouble with Fever” è coprodotto da Carney, e suo padre James ha persino scattato la copertina nel 1970. Carney ha già prodotto l’album di ritorno di Branch nel 2017 “Hopeless Romantic”, e resta da vedere come questo nuovo sviluppo influisca sul suo follow-up, in uscita il 16 settembre.
Branch's tweet quickly had fans from her early 2000s days siding with her over Carney, with one saying, "Michelle Branch hive we ride at dawn." Now, a shocking update about Branch's arrest adds a whole new dimension to the couple's announcement.
Michelle Branch has been arrested for domestic violence
According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Michelle Branch was arrested for domestic violence shortly before her separation announcement, which makes no mention of the incident. Around 2 a.m. on August 11, Nashville police were called to Branch's home with Patrick Carney, where she admitted to slapping him in the face "one to two times."
Per Page Six, Branch was arrested "without incident," and posted a $1,000 bond. The "Game of Love" singer was meant to stay in custody for 12 hours, but was released early due to breastfeeding her 6-month-old infant with Carney. So far, Carney has yet to publicly comment on the separation as well as Branch's arrest.
There's no word yet on how the incident will affect Branch's upcoming album, "The Trouble with Fever," whose fate was already unknown after the separation announcement. She seemed close with Carney's family, and given how heavily tied to the release he and his father are, things might not play out as previously expected. Branch's tour is set to begin in Nashville on September 12, while Carney is currently on the Black Keys' Dropout Boogie Tour.
If you or someone you know is dealing with domestic abuse, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233. You can also find more information, resources, and support at their website.