Connect with us

Entertainment

Country singer Jake Flint, 37, dies unexpectedly just hours after his wedding

News Agencies

Published

on

Country singer Jake Flint has died at age 37. (Photo: YouTube)

Country singer Jake Flint has died at age 37. (Photo: YouTube)

Oklahoma country music artist Jake Flint died unexpectedly over the weekend, according to a social media post from his manager. Making the news even more tragic is that Flint, 37, passed away just hours after his wedding.

“With a broken heart and in deep grief I must announce that Jake Flint has tragically passed away,” Brenda Cline wrote on her Facebook page on Sunday night. “I’ve tried several times today to make a post, but you can’t comment on what you can’t process.”

Cline remembered Flint, a Red Dirt country singer-songwriter, as the “funniest, most hilarious, hardest working, dedicated artist I have ever worked with in my career.”

Advertisement

“We were just about to embark on some business together after he and Brenda got married – which was yesterday. Yes – yesterday,” she continued. “Jake has a million friends and I’m not sure how everyone will cope with this tragic loss. We need prayers – it’s all so surreal. Please please pray for his new wife Brenda, Jake’s precious mother, his sister and the rest of his family and friends. This is going to be incredibly difficult for so many. We love you Jake and in our hearts forever.”

Flint’s publicist told The Oklahoman that the up-and-coming musician died in his sleep after exchanging vows on Saturday. The cause of death has yet to be determined.

In a post on Facebook, Flint’s new bride, Brenda, shared a video from their wedding day, writing, “I don’t understand.”

Advertisement

According to his website, Flint was introduced to music after his father was diagnosed with ALS. As he was not able to physically provide interaction to his son, Flint’s dad enlisted his longtime friends to teach his boy how to play guitar. Flint began to attend regional bluegrass festivals and was inspired to write his own music.

Flint released four albums from 2016 through 2021: I’m Not Okay, Live and Not OK at Cain’s Ballroom, Jake Flint and Live and Socially Distanced at Mercury Lounge. He frequently played shows around Oklahoma and Texas.

Advertisement
Continue Reading
Advertisement

Advertisement

Breaking News

Editor Pick’s

Latest Entertainment

Entertainment2 hours ago

Madonna biopic not moving forward ahead of global icon’s world tour

There’s no greater power than the power of saying goodbye to what could’ve been Madonna‘s self-directed biopic about her life...

Entertainment3 hours ago

Savannah Chrisley says her life has been ‘falling apart’ since parents Todd and Julie went to prison

Savannah Chrisley hosts the Unlocked with Savannah Chrisley podcast. (Photo: Aaron Poole/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) On the...

Entertainment3 hours ago

How to stream ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ ‘The Fabelmans’ and every Best Picture winner ever

from l to r: Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick, Michelle Yeoh in Everything Everywhere All at Once and Michelle...

Entertainment3 hours ago

Taylor Swift ticket debacle: senators grill Ticketmaster over firm’s mishandling of sales

WASHINGTON – The Taylor Swift ticket debacle took center stage during a Senate hearing Tuesday, which examined the lack of...

Entertainment4 hours ago

Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett make Oscars history as 2023 nominations include major firsts

Michelle Yeoh in Everything Everywhere All At Once; Angela Bassett in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever; Colin Farrell in The Banshees...

Entertainment5 hours ago

Austin Butler calls ‘Elvis’ Oscar nomination ‘bittersweet’ after Lisa Marie Presley’s death

Elvis star Austin Butler honors Lisa Marie Presley after first Oscar nomination. (Photo: Getty Images) As Elvis star Austin Butler...

Entertainment5 hours ago

How ‘To Leslie’ star Andrea Riseborough pulled off her upset Oscar nomination with the help of Gwyneth Paltrow, Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet

Andrea Riseborough scored an upset Oscar nomination for her star turn in To Leslie. (Photo: Courtesy Everett Collection) You might...

Entertainment5 hours ago

Justin Bieber sells music rights for $200 mn

Pop juggernaut Justin Bieber has sold his music publishing and recording catalog shares to the Blackstone-backed Hipgnosis Songs Capital for...

Advertisement

Latest Sports

Sports49 mins ago

LeBron James career points tracker: When will he pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the NBA scoring record?

LeBron James is 224 points from claiming the all-time regular season scoring record.

Sports1 hour ago

Report: Saquon Barkley seeking Christian McCaffrey-level contract in free agency

Saquon Barkley reportedly wants to be paid like Christian McCaffrey as the top running back in the 2023 free agent...

Sports2 hours ago

Bronny James, D.J. Wagner headline boys McDonald’s All-American roster

The 2023 game will feature a pair of legacy kids: Bronny James and D.J. Wagner.

Sports2 hours ago

Fox has a Tom Brady broadcasting predicament

Greg Olsen has grown into the No. 1 NFL analyst role, and is now thriving. Despite his success, Fox didn't...

Sports2 hours ago

Report: Red Sox acquire Adalberto Mondesi from Royals for Josh Taylor

The Boston Red Sox reportedly traded reliever Josh Taylor to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for speedy shortstop Adalberto...

Sports3 hours ago

Patrick Reed throws golf tee at Rory McIlroy in disgust after Dubai snub

PGA Tour loyalist McIlroy ignored LIV Golf’s Reed’s attempts to say hello on the practice range amid golf’s ongoing civil...

Sports3 hours ago

Are the Bengals the NFL’s next great villains?

The Bengals aren't the NFL's most hated team yet, but they're on a path that will get them there soon.

Sports4 hours ago

Report: Packers to explore Aaron Rodgers trade ideas exclusively to AFC

The Green Bay Packers reportedly will explore ideas of potentially trading Aaron Rodgers exclusively to teams in the AFC and...

Technology Hot News

Technology6 days ago

Led by "Amazon" and "Microsoft" .. the technology giants are planning to lay off 64,000 employees

After 10 years of driving the stock market bull run, big tech companies are racing to downsize staff to adapt...

Technology6 days ago

Apple introduces MacBooks with new M2 processors

Yesterday, Tuesday, Apple unveiled MacBooks powered by the new, faster “M2 Pro” and “M2 Max” processor chips, in a surprise...

Technology7 days ago

All you need to know about the upcoming Galaxy S23 phones from Samsung

Samsung has officially announced that the (Galaxy Unpacked 2023) event will be held this year on Wednesday, February 1, which...

Technology7 days ago

FTX Exchange Announces Hacking and Stolen $415 Million in Cryptocurrency

Bankrupt American cryptocurrency firm FTX announced today, Wednesday, that $415 million in cryptocurrency has been hacked and stolen from the...

Technology7 days ago

Because of a "fraudulent tweet"… Elon Musk's trial begins

Elon Musk's trial began Tuesday in San Francisco with the selection of jury members who will have to decide whether...

Technology1 week ago

An electric spoon replaces salt and spices, but with conditions

Experts have developed an electric spoon that is able to replace spices and flavors and affect the taste buds in...

Technology1 week ago

The biggest dangers of using tracking devices.. so you can escape?

If you spot an unknown Bluetooth tagging device, there are ways to disable the device so it can't track your...

Technology1 week ago

New Twitter.. For You tab to web version

The Twitter platform announced that it will bring the new tab (For You), which launched last Tuesday for iPhones and...

Advertisement