Rascal Flatts Guitarist J.D. Rooney Blames DUI Bust on Deer

Rascal Flatts guitarist J.D. Rooney blames his DUI bust on a deer.

10/15/2021 10:43:00 AM

Rascal Flatts guitarist J.D. Rooney blames his DUI bust on a deer.

Rascal Flatts guitarist J.D. Rooney blames his DUI bust on a deer.

Joe Don Rooney-- lead guitarist for the country music trio Rascal Flatts -- allegedly told cops a wild story about what led to his DUI bust. Literally, wild.According to a police affidavit, obtained by TMZ, cops say Rooney told them he was driving his BMW in Williamson County, TN back in September at around 4 AM when a deer ran out in front of him.

Cops say Rooney blamed the deer for causing him to veer off-road and crash into some trees, which deployed his airbags. Cops say Rooney smelled like booze ... and that he told them he played golf earlier before going to a friend's house for drinks. The officer says he admitted to"one more than I should have."

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What the deer was drunk and driving his vehicle. 😂 What hurts the most Was being so close And having so much to drink And watching you blame a deer 😆🦌 Deer was the bartender.😄 What’s that song about beer for my horses? They need to call beer for my deer 🤣🤣🤣🤣 How about blaming that lil drunk man who decided to drive?

Drinking buddy should never be a deer. Just too wild🤣 I think he misspelled beer. Lemme guess… he thinks Trump is still “president”? Everything is good tell a deer ruin's everything This MF can’t spell, it’s beer, not deer!

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Did the deer give him the drink🍺🤔 Did the deer give him booze? Deer are a bad influence. Not DEER...BEER I hate when deer get me drunk Bambi told me he only brought him one beer! I think he means beer The deer must have over served him...... got it Beavis?

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The deer was driving his car drunk? Uh oh. Typo. Beer* Landmredlover Not his alcohol intoxicated body OK. Life is a highway.

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