Miranda Lambert’s Husband Brendan McLoughlin Retires From the NYPD

Miranda Lambert’s husband, Brendan McLoughlin, has retired from the New York Police department, Fox News confirms. “His current duty status…


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February 29, 2020

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Miranda Lambert’s husband, Brendan McLoughlin, has retired from the New York Police department, Fox News confirms.

“His current duty status is retired,” Sergeant Jessica McRorie, an NYPD DCPI spokesperson, told the publication. According to their source, McLoughlin retired earlier this month.

The former officer’s retirement comes after he took a leave of absence for several months to join Lambert on the road. Since the summer of 2019, McLoughlin has been spotted at several of Lambert’s concerts working security.

Fox News reports that he has now joined the superstar on tour full time to work security, however, that has yet to be confirmed by Lambert or her camp.

Lambert and McLoughlin celebrated their first anniversary on January 26. The singer/songwriter marked the occasion with a heartfelt Instagram post directed at McLoughlin, writing, “I’m so happy to walk through this life with you.”

The “Bluebird” singer is currently in the midst of her Wildcard Tour, which has dates planned through May 9.

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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.