Kane Brown Sets the Record Straight On Getting Lost In the Woods

After an Extra TV report surfaced about Kane Brown getting lost in the woods for seven hours with his wife,…


Lauren Jo Black

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August 6, 2020


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Kane Brown; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

After an Extra TV report surfaced about Kane Brown getting lost in the woods for seven hours with his wife, Katelyn, the superstar is setting the record straight about what really happened that day.

The “Cool Again” singer took to Facebook to make light of the situation and explain what actually took place, because despite the initial report, he didn’t get lost with Katelyn afterall.

“Someone help! I’m lost,” he wrote alongside a laughing emoji. “ALL JOKES ASIDE. The real story is I moved into a new house. I own 30 acres of 3000 around me. I told my wife I wanted to go check out the property I’ll be 30 minutes. I went with my friend and his girl. I was in shorts and a t shirt. 30 minutes turned into 3 hours it started raining turned dark and dropped to 40 degrees. I left my phone on the back of my truck my friends was on 7%. We used gps to try and get back but it kept taking us to all these cliffs that u can’t drive a 4 wheeler down and I wasn’t about to leave them.”

At that point, Brown says he contacted his “last resort,” fellow singer/songwriter Ryan Upchurch who lives nearby.

“He finds me with his buddy and now 3 turned into 5 of us lost. He has 4 other friends riding around in a canam and they start getting shot at. My buddy’s girl who has asthma started then freaking out. We HAD to get her out,” he explained. “So we call the cops. The cops arrive and here the gun shots and think we are shooting at them. We yell at them and tell them we are not armed and made it out. That’s the story but I love the getting lost in my back yard better.”

Brown clarified the story with a hilarious photo of himself near the woods with his dog. He also shared it on Instagram, writing, “Can someone help me ? I’m lost.”  


Kane Brown will release his highly anticipated new EP on August 14. His “Cool Again” remix with rapper Nelly is slated to drop on Friday (Aug. 7).

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.