Luke Bryan Says His Mom Called Him to Ask If He Fathered Maren Morris' Baby: 'I Don't Need This'
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Luke Bryan closes rumors that he is the father of Maren Morris' baby.
During a new episode of the Ellen DeGeneres Show that aired Tuesday, the 44-year-old country artist announced that even his mother had been informed of the inaccurate claim and recently called him to review the situation.
The Bryan rumor started last month when The Sun falsely reported that 31-year-old Morris welcomed her first baby with artist "Country Girl" in place of her husband, Ryan Hurd.
"Well, I'm having coffee and my mom calls me and says, 'I'm sitting here reading gossip.' I don't know how she subscribes to an online gossip anyway, and she says, "They say you fathered Maren Morris 'child," Bryan recalled. "I'm going,' Oh my god. I don't need that today. ' ""
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After hanging up with his mother, Bryan said he sent the inaccurate article to Hurd, who wrote Bryan's latest single, "Waves."
"I shared it with Ryan directly with my mom and said, 'Buddy, I think we need to talk,'" he said with a laugh.
Bryan went on to explain that he wasn't the father and teased that he would "call Maury Povich" to end the gossip once and for all.
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When the article came out in April, both Morris and Hurd were joking about the mistake.
Artist "The Bones", who welcomed son Hayes Andrew with Hurd last March, posted a screenshot of the article on her Instagram story and wrote, "I think the cat is out of the [pocket] @lukebryan."
Hurd later joked on his side, "Damn it @LUKEBRYAN, I'm calling for a paternity test."
Bryan and longtime wife Caroline have been married for 14 years. The couple share sons Thomas "Bo" Boyer (13) and Tatum "Tate" Christopher (10).
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