Kris Allen began his Out Alive tour last night in Killington VT. In an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kris revealed details about the tour, his recent car accident, and his wife’s baby due date! Via Atlanta Journal-Constitution More on the New Years Day head-on collision involving him and his pregnant wife, Katy.
“It definitely hurts,” he said in an interview Monday. “But the show must go on.” He briefly described the accident: “My wife and I were driving home. We were getting into a turning lane and this lady came out of nowhere and hit us head on. We were going about 25 miles an hour.” His Ford Escape absorbed the shock.. He passed out, but his wife got him back awake. He realized immediately his wrist was messed up. He’s now in a cast, which he said is itchy (see right.) “From the looks of the car, it could have been a lot worse,’ Allen said. “It kept us real safe. There were a lot of airbags.”
Kris and Katy are expecting their first child in July!
The American Idol season 8 winner will be performing a fan requested cover every night on his tour. Last night, he performed “Killing Me Softly” by Roberta Flack. Check it out below.
Somebody out in the audience yelled “FREEBIRD!” Kris joked, “Wow..You’re going to be that guy? Not going to happen!” Ha.