May 20, 2024
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Natalie Maines Gay: The Dixie Chicks Frontman Reveals Her “Lesbian” Crush!

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Natalie Maines Gay: With numerous country bands gaining popularity, The Chicks is known for having a special pinch of melody. Its specialty undoubtedly lies in its female singers and musicians. And while discussing the band, we cannot miss Natalie Maines. The American singer is the lead vocalist of the band and still has the same charm. The 48-year-old earned 13 Grammy Awards between 1998 and 2007. Isn’t it amazing? Of course, it is. Most of her fortune has been contributed through her collaboration with Dixie Chicks. The former brought her on board as the lead vocalist to replace Laura Lynch in The Chicks. Since then, Natalie has never looked back and is one of the most popular country artists. But the American musician has been a hot topic because of her sexual concerns. Recently, Natalie Maines Gay rumors have been doing rounds on the Internet. Here’s what we know!

   

Is Natalie Maines Gay? Does she belong to Queer community?

While Natalie Maines Gay rumors are circulating, the Chicks frontman sat down to discuss her political views and other beliefs with USA Today. While discussing her first solo album, the singer revealed being a long-time supporter of the gay community. The country music star revealed becoming more liberal than before. She expressed her liberty in accepting every social aspect. Her statements even included terms like ‘pro-gay marriage’ and ‘pro-gay everything.’ Soon the internet took a storm as people began with Natalie Maines Gay speculations.

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Natalie Maines

Although the singer expressed her political beliefs and opened up about being a positive ally for the LGBTQ community, Natalie Maines gay rumors hold no significance. There are no media reports that have confirmed such assumptions to hold any sense. But the ‘Mother’ singer has never dated someone from her gender. Hence, we can conclude that Natalie is straight. Moreover, the lead vocalist of The Chicks has not addressed such rumors publicly.

Natalie Maines Gay: The Singer Reveals Lesbian Girl Crush!

There are two different factors doing rounds on social media. Firstly, non-involvement in same-sex relationships confirms Natalie Maines to be straight. In comparison, the second fact is a bit contrary. There are times when stars open up about their secret crush and dark fantasies candidly. Natalie, in an intimate interview, unveiled her same-sex crush. Well, one can also regard it as her lesbian girl crush. Talking about the quoted name, it is none other than Rachel Maddow. Speaking to PrideSource, Maines called her hot smart, beautiful, and her crush. It further escalated Natalie Maines Gay rumors.

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Natalie Maines and Rachel Maddow

Moreover, the discussion looked casual, and calling Rachel Maddow her crush was not so severe. We often spot celebrities expressing love for each other, irrespective of their genders. This cannot regard them as gay or lesbian without any significant evidence. So, even after the revelation of Maines’ girl crush, the fact of her being straight remains intact. However, many still believe in Natalie Maines Gay rumors as they think Maines has teased her sexuality.

Who Did Natalie Maines Marry? Who Is Her Ex-Husband?

Fourteen years since their last record, the Chicks dropped ‘Dixie’ from their name. It was a historic move for the band after they returned with ‘Gaslighter.’ While Natalie Maines’ life mainly consists of The Chicks, her personal life has a very different take. In 1997, the American singer got married to her boyfriend, bassist Michael Tarabay. After exchanging vows, the couple shifted to Nashville, Tennessee. Sadly, their relationship saw a downfall, and they filed for divorce within two years. Maines cited irreconcilable differences as the prime reason behind their separation.

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Natalie Maines And Adrian Pasdor

Shortly after getting divorced, The Chicks’ lead vocalist met actor Adrian Pasdor in May 1999. Both of them exchanged looks for the first time at a wedding event. Following their meeting, Natalie and Adrian got married on June 24, 2000, in Las Vegas. The couple are parents to two sons. Although everything seemed defined between them, the duo announced getting divorced in July 2017. After a couple of months, their separation got finalized in 2019. Her on-and-off personal life has inspired a few songs in the 2020 album Galighter.

The Chicks Cancels Tour Dates!

Sad news for the fans of one of the leading country music bands, The Chicks. The group, featuring Natalie Maines, Emily Strayer, and Martie Maguire, has announced postponing before canceling The Chicks Tour Stops. The reason stated is an ‘ongoing illness.’ The band was initially scheduled to perform in Bethel, New York, on August 3. Then after the musicians planned to have their performance in Columbia, but now that has been rescheduled to September 20 this year.

Taking to Instagram, The Chicks expressed their regret to reschedule their show at Merriweather Post Pavilion. The post also confirmed the cancellation of the Bethel Woods Centre for the Arts performance. Hence, the tickets for the later performance will undergo similar updates. The Chicks continued to inform the audience about contacting their point of purchase for further information.

How Did Natalie Maines Start Her Career?

Born in Texas on October 14, 1974, Natalie Louise Maines went to Williams Elementary School. Further, she attended several colleges and focused on studying radio. Her interest in blues and hip-hop rhythm led her to pursue a music career. Though she completed the diploma program, Natalie Maines did not complete her studies. Her first professional recording gave her a decent start. In 1995, the musician joined Dixie Chicks, now The Chicks, replacing lead singer Laura Lynch. She not only is the lead vocalist but also plays guitar and bass in the concerts.

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The Chicks Band

Furthermore, Natalie Maines collaborated with other artists. The Dixie Chicks joined hands with Sheryl Crow in 1999. Grammy Award winner Natalie also performed with Pat Green, Patty Griffin, Charlie Robison, Eddie Vedder, and Ben Harper. In May 2013, the singer released her solo album called Mother. The country music star generally sings about feminism, broken relationships, and motherhood. According to the latest reports, Natalie Maines is expected to earn around $40 million. Most of her income comes from her successful career as a singer, musician, and media personality.

Natalie Maines Net Worth: Is She A Millionaire?

Thanks to The Chicks, country music is still thriving. There are absolutely numerous reasons why they love listening to Natalie Maines. Moreover, when it comes to Natalie Maines net worth, we have got you an interesting fact. Although it has been more than a decade since she divorced Adrian Pasdar, he lately hinted towards her ex-wife’s earnings. There’s no doubt that Natalie is doing well with the other members of the band. But, side by side, the singer is also successful on an individual basis.

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Natalie Maines And Adrian Pasdar

According to Pasdar, Natalie Maines net worth is around $50 million, as reported by MSN in 2019. He also said that she might have made huge money through solo albums. As per the official media reports, the divorce filed in the court resulted drew the attention of netizens on Maines’ net worth. Pasdar was seeking almost $350,000 in legal fees from Maines. Surprisingly, he only had $200,000 from hitherto that Adrian received from the musician in April 2019. Later that year, during the hearing, Natalie was asked to give him the remaining amount. Moreover, the issue did not wrap up here. Adrian Pasdar wanted other compensation from his ex-wife. He demanded $40,000 per month in spousal support, $360,000 in retroactive child support, and $16,000 in child support.

Monthly Expenses!

It is obvious for a celebrity to make millions. The same is with Natalie Maines. As per the details laid down by The Blast, the country singer owns real estate and other properties worth $6.5 million. The figures have been derived from the court documents that were submitted in 2019. However, she stated that her company, Bossytoe Tours, suffered a loss totaling $136,000 in 2018. Despite it, the musician is known for her pricey expenses. As reported, Maines spends $23,000 on her mortgage and $3,000 monthly on food. On top of that, her entertainment and clothing expenses amount to $2,000 and $700.

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Natalie Maines

Many a time, Adrian claimed her to earn more millions than what she had kept in her accounts. But, every time, Natalie refused such speculations and called it false. Supporting her views, the singer said that she did not tour in 2018. A year later, circumstances remained the same. This substantially reduced her income and affected her net worth. Further, she also mentioned the loss suffered by her company in 2018, leading to a drop in Natalie Maines net worth.

Why Dixie Chicks Changed Their Name?

It has been a few years since the US Country trio is performing under a new name. Dixie Chicks have now become The Chicks, following criticism. The change in the name is due to connotations with the word Dixie. This term is particularly used for describing the Confederate US states that upheld slavery. Moreover, the band said that they chose such a name when they were teenagers but wanted to change it over the years. Further, people noted the change in the band’s social media handles as well. Apart from a press release, there were no significant announcements explaining the change. What do you think about these changes? Comment down your thoughts below. This is all about Natalie Maines gay rumors check. Keep coming back to TECH RADAR 247 for more updates.

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