Reba Mcentire Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


11th January 2017

Fact: The pilot episode of Reba McEntire's new TV show has been picked up by bosses at America's ABC network. The country music star will play a small town Kentucky sheriff who teams up with a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent to solve a disturbing crime in the series, from the mind of Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry. Reba will also produce the series with Cherry, who has written the script for the pilot.


13th August 2015

Fact: Country star Reba McEntire treated one lucky audience member to a special TV serenade as part a comedy segment on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (12Aug15). The singer teamed up with host Jimmy Fallon to invade the fan's personal space for the funny duet, which was part of the appropriately-titled Close-Up Serenade sketch. The appearance marked MCEntire's first TV gig since announcing her split from husband Narvel Blackstock earlier this month (Aug15).


19th May 2015

Tweet: "To give you an update on Pake, he is resting and recovering. He is still unconscious and the doctors have asked that we keep his room as quiet as possible so he can continue to rest. We appreciate all of your thoughts and prayers." Country star Reba McEntire shares a health update with fans after her brother suffered a stroke, hours after undergoing back surgery last week (ends17May15).


23rd April 2015

Quote: "We all go on vacations together... one night when we were all out to dinner, we were deciding where to go for out next vacation, and someone said, 'Why don't you pick a place where you can make some money and get a paid vacation!'" Reba McEntire and longtime friends Brooks & Dunn didn't take much convincing to reunite for their upcoming Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace. The shows will mark Brooks & Dunn's first gigs together since their farewell concert in Nashville, Tennessee in September, 2010.


20th April 2015

Quote: "I could never have imagined when I was at the ACM Awards nine years ago, when I yelled at Reba, 'I wanna be you when I grow up!', that one day we would not only become friends, but in the most crazy twist of fate, she would become my family. So basically what I'm saying here people, is that I have the coolest mother-in-law and you all can suck it!" Pop star Kelly Clarkson praised her country music icon mother-in-law Reba McEntire, as she presented her with a special 50th Anniversary Milestone Award at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night (19Apr15).


18th April 2015

Quote: "I am not a stoner, but I have had the edibles and have smoked before. I don't like the edibles too much. I don't know when it's going to kick in." Straight-laced country music superstar Reba McEntire admits she has tried pot.


14th April 2015

Quote: Kelly Clarkson is the happiest I've ever seen her. I've known her since 2002... and I have watched her grow, I have watched her become one of the greatest entertainers, the greatest singers... That's all I'm gonna say about it." Country music legend Reba McEntire responds to ongoing chatter about her daughter-in-law Kelly Clarkson's weight issues.


20th March 2015

Fact: Country star Reba McEntire has signed up as the new spokesperson for U.S. food organisation Outnumber Hunger. The singer reveals she was stunned to discover just how many people go hungry across America every day and she is determined to do her part to change that. She explains of her own upbringing, "We had cattle, we had some hogs. We didn't have a garden, but Aunt Jenny did. We always had food. I just can't fathom going hungry... I was shocked when they told me one out of six people are hungry in this nation, the land of the plenty! It doesn't matter where you live, in the city or the country, if you cannot get access to food, you and your family will be hungry, and that is so sad. Children can't learn and parents can't work when they're hungry."


17th December 2013

Tweet: "What a wonderful life Ray Price had!!! We're so blessed to have had his beautiful voice all these years!!! I will always be a huge fan." Singer Reba McEntire pays tribute to the late country icon following his death on Monday (16Dec13). The legendary musician lost his battle with cancer at the age of 87.


7th October 2013

Tweet: "My thoughts and prayers go out to Dario Franchitti. I heard about his crash last night during the banquet, sitting in a room w (with) race car drivers, their families and teams. We're all pulling for Dario's speedy recovery." Country star Reba McEntire, whose own son Shelby Blackstock is a race car driver, sends her best wishes to three-time Indy 500 champion Dario Franchitti after he was injured in a horrific accident at the Houston Grand Prix in Texas on Sunday (06Oct13). Franchitti is married to actress Ashley Judd.


30th July 2013

Tweet: "Oh my heart hurts so much for my friend Loretta Lynn. I've just heard her daughter, Betty Sue, passed away this morning. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Loretta." Reba McEntire passes on her condolences to friend and fellow country star Loretta Lynn, who is in mourning for her 64-year-old daughter Betty Sue.


18th February 2013

Tweet: "My heart goes out to Mindy MCCready's friends and family. What a talented lady she was. RIP Mindy." Country music icon Reba McEntire mourns the loss of the singer, who died from an apparent suicide on Sunday (17Feb13).


13th February 2013

Quote: "Thrilled to death, thrilled to death. To have my buddy as my daughter-in-law, I mean, who could ask for more?" Country icon Reba McEntire is excited to welcome Kelly Clarkson into her family. The American Idol winner is engaged to MCEntire's stepson Brandon Blackstock.


8th November 2012

Quote: "I have tried marijuana. In Amsterdam. And I did not like it. It made me very paranoid." Country music star Reba McEntire on her drug use.


17th October 2012

Tweet: "Can't believe it's been a year since Dan Wheldon's passing. We sure miss you Dan." Reba McEntire pays tribute to the IndyCar driver on the first anniversary of his death on Tuesday (16Oct12). Wheldon died after he was involved in a 15-car accident during a 2011 race in Las Vegas.


28th August 2012

Tweet: "Narvel had rotator cuff surgery this am. He's doing great." Country star Reba McEntire's husband is recovering from surgery.


20th March 2012

Fact: Chaka Khan will be inducted in to the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame alongside country star Reba McEntire in June (12). Both stars will perform at the ceremony, which will open this year's (12) Bowl summer season.


4th April 2011

Quote: "Don't make jokes about Taylor Swift. If you make her mad, she'll write a song about you." Reba McEntire pokes fun at the Academy of Country Music's new Entertainer of the Year while hosting the 46th awards in Las Vegas.


12th January 2011

Fact: Singer/songwriter Blake Shelton will co-host the Academy of Country Music Awards with Reba McEntire in April (11). The two Oklahoma natives announced the 2010 ACM nominees together last year (10).


30th December 2010

Quote: "I've definitely learned from Taylor Swift. She really is good at communicating with her fans." Country music veteran Reba McEntire has taken social networking lessons from the 21-year-old singing sensation.


10th September 2010

Fact: Country star Reba McEntire has recorded a version of Beyonce's IF I WERE A BOY for her new album All The Woman I Am.


12th January 2010

Fact: Reba McEntire will host the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas in April (10). It will be the 12th time she has taken charge of proceedings.


18th September 2008

Fact: Reba McEntire will be honoured with the ASCAP Golden Note Award during the 46th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards ceremony at Nashville, Tennessee's Ryman Auditorium next month (Oct08).


8th December 2007

Fact: Country singer Reba McEntire's new album of love songs, LOVE REVIVAL, will be sold exclusively in U.S. card shop Hallmark Gold Crown in January and February (08), to tie in with Valentine's Day (14Feb08).


2nd November 2007

Quote: "I think everybody needs to pray for Britney Spears... She needs a lot of good support and help. I'll be praying for her." Country singer Reba McEntire sends her best to BRITNEY SPEARS during her ongoing troubles.


16th May 2007

Quote: "You've got to love a man who looks good in chaps and can last a full eight seconds." Academy of Country Music Awards host Reba McEntire got saucy as she introduced rodeo champ Justin MCBride to the stage at last night's (15May07) Academy of Country Music Awards.


16th May 2007

Fact: Flame-haired country queen Reba McEntire is such a fan of pal Kelly Clarkson's hit BECAUSE OF YOU she asked to duet on the tune with the pop star at last night's (15May07) Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony, which she hosted.


16th May 2007

Quote: "You've got to love a man who looks good in chaps and can last a full eight seconds." Academy of Country Music Awards host Reba McEntire got saucy as she introduced rodeo champ Justin MCBride to the stage at last night's (15May07) Academy of Country Music Awards.


16th May 2007

Fact: Flame-haired country queen Reba McEntire is such a fan of pal Kelly Clarkson's hit BECAUSE OF YOU she asked to duet on the tune with the pop star at last night's (15May07) Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony, which she hosted.


30th October 2006

Fact: Faith Hill used to work for country legend Reba McEntire's company before she made it as a star.


23rd May 2006

Quote: "I was watching the World Series (baseball final) and saw PRESIDENT BUSH and BARBARA sitting behind home plate... I emailed him, 'Hey, see you on TV. Have a hotdog for me.'" Country star Reba McEntire on her special friendship with former President Bush.


7th April 2006

Fact: Country queen Reba McEntire will present May's (06) Academy of Country Music Awards for the eighth time.


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