Kellie Pickler: LeAnn Rimes Doing ‘Amazing’ Following Reports Of Alleged Affair
First Published: April 6, 2009 5:12 PM EDT Credit: Getty Premium
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Kellie Pickler says fellow country cutie LeAnn Rimes has rebounded following last month’s reports an alleged affair with her “Northern Lights” co-star Eddie Cibrian — an affair both LeAnn and Eddie have denied.
“She’s amazing,” Kellie said of LeAnn at Sunday night’s 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
“It’s just something you have to, I guess, kind of take with the business,” Kelli told Access Hollywood. “There’s always gonna be people that say wonderful things about you and then you’re gonna have those people that say awful things.”
Adding, “So, you just surround yourself with people that love you and pray for you and support you.”
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, a rep for LeAnn called reports of the alleged affair “absolutely NOT true.”
Eddie also denied reports of a relationship with the married singer, telling Access in a statement, “Other than being friends and two actors who were romantically intertwined in a movie-for-television we filmed last fall, there is no truth to the reporting initiated by US Magazine. It is a fabricated story that is using random snapshots as connective tissue to create a scandalous relationship.”
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