Take June Carter Money’s ambivalence towards her personal onstage engagement — the much less goth predecessor of Mr. White and Ms. Jean’s nuptials. In 1968, Johnny Money proposed to Ms. Carter in entrance of a crowd of seven,000 folks in London, Ontario. When requested concerning the engagement 13 years later, in a joint 1981 interview on the “Mike Douglas Show,” Ms. Money mentioned: “You’re not going to make me tell it again!”
Ms. Jean has not but uninterested in her personal engagement story, however she mentioned that lengthy earlier than Mr. White positioned the beetle ring on her finger, she was a musician along with her personal physique of labor and her personal followers. She carried out with the band the Black Belles from 2009 to 2012, then launched two solo albums, “Bathtub Love Killings,” in 2014, and “Night Owl,” in 2019. Through the pandemic, she began engaged on a 3rd album, which is generally achieved, however in all probability gained’t be launched till 2023 due to a vinyl scarcity.
Ms. Jean’s music is loud and muscular, a distinctly Americana mixture of brash storage rock and boppy surf music. It’s music to take heed to whereas making use of pink lipstick within the rearview mirror of a convertible, or whereas fantasizing about smashing an ex’s TV with a baseball bat.
What she writes about greatest, she mentioned, is “frustration, stress and being angry,” although she insists that in actuality she’s actually fairly content material. “I live a pretty easygoing, happy life,” she mentioned, smiling. “That just seems to be the only thing that inspires me, is writing about sassy emotions.”
The marriage did change issues, although. There’s being a profitable musician, after which there’s being a profitable musician whose spontaneous wedding ceremony to a well known rock star made headlines world wide.