There has long been a heated dispute among country music enthusiasts about whether Lainey Wilson's distinctive accent is genuine
Some say it's a complete fabrication, while others believe it's overblown, but what's the real story
why would Lainey want to fake her accent? Lainey's accent is undeniably unique. It sounds country or Southern,
but it doesn't quite match the mold of a traditional small-town Southern accent. However, there is a reasonable explanation for how Lainey sounds.
Lainey comes from Baskin, a small town in northern Louisiana. Anyone who has been to Baskin or who lives there knows that almost everyone sounds like Lainey.
Though she no longer lives in Baskin, she maintains regular touch with her family and friends there, which is why her accent has remained unchanged.
In a 2022 interview with the Associated Press, Lainey addressed the rumors. She stated, "I've had a lot of people, not necessarily in the industry, but just in general, comment on social media and say, 'There's no way she talks like that.
" So, let me just call my mother, father, grandmother, and everyone else and let you talk to them. Then you'll know that you receive exactly what you see.
My singing style is the same as my talking style. Like it or dislike it. Haters can say anything to me.
They can say, 'You're ugly, you can't sing,' but what about my accent? Ooh, it irritates me because I assume you're referring to my family."
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