Michael Ray Handles Rumors That His Album Will Be About His Divorce

The two country stars began dating in 2018, and after eight months of marriage, Pearce filed for divorce in June 2020.

Pearce has since spoken out about the "terrible" separation, including in her songwriting.

whereas Ray already stated in an interview:

"I don't want to go through it again." I'm not going to sing about it. I don't want to return to that.

So why don't we all move forward and make a record that shows growth rather than stagnation?

Ray is now doubling down on his plans to move forward as he works on his next record.

Just to be clear. "My upcoming record has NOTHING to do with my divorce," says the singer.

Ray stated on Thursday morning in a tweet (November 17),