Jerrod Niemann Opens Up About One Very Serious Death Threat
Jerrod Niemann knows that, even in trying times, the show must go on -- though, sometimes, it takes a little faith. In a recent interview with Taste of Country, following the terrorist attack at Ariana Grande's May 22 concert in Manchester, England, the singer reflected on a moment during his career when his life was threatened, and what the experience taught him.
Without going into specifics, Niemann recalls a woman who, repeatedly, promised to kill him. Fortunately, when he played her hometown ("when everything was supposed to go down," Niemann explains), "our friends in law enforcement took care of it."
"She did show up. She showed up with a firearm and was arrested," Niemann shares, adding that threats such as that "[do] get in your head, but you just have to do your thing and trust.”
During his interview with ToC, Niemann acknowledges that he's never experienced a tragedy on the level of the Manchester attack, but he still knows how important it is to trust that security personnel and law enforcement officers will be there when it counts.
“It’s one of those things where you just have to do what you do and just have faith in the people that are our police officers or military and make sure everybody’s on the same page,” Niemann continues. “You just can’t stand behind an eight-inch glass pillar ... The best way to succeed after [an event like the Manchester attack] and to diminish fools and idiots is to just live your happy life not in fear. Sometimes that’s blind faith.”
That theme of faith falls in line with Niemann's current single: The artist recently released "God Made a Woman" to country radio.
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