Back in 2010, Nickelback front-man Chad Kroeger was apparently hanging out in a bar when he ran into country singers Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton.

This is based on a story reported by US Weekly at the time and confirmed by Shelton in a recent interview with Rolling Stone.

An eye-witness told US Weekly that Kroeger was at Lambert's 27th birthday party.  But, she refused to take a shot with the Nickelback leader.  Apparently Kroeger said to Lambert, "You don't have to be a bitch about it."

The eye-witness says that Lambert then threw the shot in Kroeger's face.  Shelton intervened and everybody had to be restrained.

Nobody involved ever publicly confirmed the story.  But, Shelton dropped a large hint to Rolling Stone in a recent interview.  On Lambert's fiery nature, Shelton says, "People always try to pop off or call her bluff at bars.  One of them I don't want to say the guy's name, but he's the lead singer of a very popular rock band.  His initials are C.K."

Rolling Stone confirms that Shelton was referring to Chad Kroeger.



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