Sam Hunt Publicly Responds To DUI Arrest

Sam Hunt

After being arrested early Thursday morning (Nov. 21) for allegedly driving drunk, Sam Hunt has released a public statement via Twitter.  “It was a poor and selfish decision and I apologize to everyone who was unknowingly put at risk and let down by it. It won’t happen again,” Hunt said in his Tweet.

The singer was booked at the Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, and was released after posting the $2,500 bond around 9 a.m. He is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 17, 2020.

Hunt released “Kinfolks,” his first single in over a year in October, with plans to release a full album in early 2020. ET reported that Hunt was was expected to release a new song on Friday called “Sinning With You,” but did not.


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