Alteration. Among Kelsey Ballerini as well as Morgan EvansAn ongoing divorce, the country singer has changed a few of her lyrics.
While singing “What I Have” during a concert on Saturday, September 24 in New York City, the 29-year-old performer changed the lyrics.
“I’ve got my own body in bed, it’s all right,” she sang on Saturday at footage captured by the accompanist Rachel Ellenbogencorrespondent Sun. Ballerini’s original lyrics originally included the line “I’ve got a warm body in bed”, apparently referring to her then-husband.
The Tennessee native’s lyric-swapping didn’t stop there when she changed “I’m the crazy ex that ruined your life” to “I’m the crazy bitch that ruined your life” while performing “Get Over Yourself.”
Both changes were greeted with thunderous applause from Radio City Music Hall fans.
Ballerini’s new lyrics subtly refer to her divorce from the 37-year-old Australian native, whom she announced her divorce from last month.
Kelsey Ballerini changed the lyrics of “What I’ve got” from “I’ve got a warm body in bed” to “I’ve got my own body in bed” after the divorce.
— Rachel Ellenbogen (@TheRachaelE) September 25, 2022
“Friends, I have always tried my best to share my life with you in a real and vulnerable way, and to protect the layers of my personal life as they are revealed,” the “Hole in the Bottle” singer wrote in her Instagram story. August 29th. “Now it’s in the public domain, so I wanted you to know from me directly that I’m going through a divorce.”
She continued at the time, “This very difficult decision is the result of a journey of love, growth, and effort that eventually came to an end. It’s hard to find words here… but I’m very grateful for the years of marriage to Morgan and look forward to the next seasons. With very active schedules coming up, please remember that we are both fragile, actively healing and doing our best.”
Evans, for his part, broke his silence about their separation a few hours later.
“I am very sad to confirm that after nearly 5 years of marriage, Kelsey and I are separating,” the Day Drunk singer wrote at the time. “I wish it were different, but unfortunately it isn’t.”
Us weekly Later confirmed that Ballerini, who married Evans in December 2017, had filed for divorce a week earlier, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the breakup.
As the couple struggled with their changing relationship, the “Peter Pan” artist made reference to their ongoing divorce on her latest album. Subject to changewhich fell on Friday, September 23rd.
“2020 was a strange year / The album came out at a strange time / Not a homecoming queen but better believe I cried / And therapy for one turned / Into therapy for two,” she sings on her track “Doin My Best” . “When you get married at such a young age, you will have to go through a lot.”
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