Inside The Nasty Divorce Of Country Singer Randy Travis And His Ex-Wife And Manager Elizabeth Hatcher

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June 11, 2019 17:38 By Fabiosa

Grammy Award winning singer and actor Randy Travis and his manager Elizabeth Hatcher were married for almost two decades. The couple's long marriage ended in a very nasty divorce. Sometimes love isn't just enough.

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His career, manager and ex-wife

When Randy won a talent contest in Charlotte, he was given a job by the club owner Elizabeth Hatcher. She hired him to sing and wash dishes at the club.

With his talent, the country singer had many run-ins with the law and a judge eventually released him into Elizabeth’s custody. Not long after that, Elizabeth became his manager, lover, and later they got married.

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Signed to Warner Brothers Records, Randy’s debut album, Storms of Life, was regarded as one of the greatest country albums of all time. His hit songs include 1982, Diggin’ Up Bones, Forever and Ever, Amen, and Whisper My Name.

He then took a break from music and decided to try acting. The singer was cast in several Western films before returning to country music. The legend is now ranked at No.13 on CMT’s 40 Greatest Men of Country Music.

Randy and Elizabeth’s nasty divorce

After almost two decades of marriage, Randy and Elizabeth, one of country music’s longest couple called it quits. According to Associated Press, the couple filed a petition for dissolution of marriage citing “state of incompatibility exists between the two parties.” Despite their divorce, Elizabeth remained the personal manager to the country singer.

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It was not long after that ugly accusations came up and the fight for what belonged to each person became nasty. The country legend claimed that his ex-wife was a scam-artist who tried to ruin his career and cheat on him, according to TMZ.

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Randy had filed a lawsuit against his ex-wife and manager of three decades claiming she breached her contract by talking about him in order to ruin his career. He also claimed Elizabeth lied about travel expenses in order to pocket the difference.

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The suit is coming after Elizabeth had filed hers claiming Randy was the one who breached their contract when he terminated her and wanted her full management fee.

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Battle with stroke

The country singer was admitted for viral cardiomyopathy at a Dallas-area hospital. His condition was critical as he suffered a stroke during surgery to relieve the pressure in his brain. Luckily, he survived.

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His wife Mary moved him to a physical therapy rehabilitation facility.

And as for Elizabeth, given the time these two were together as business partners and lovers, it’s clear they once cared deeply for each other. Sadly, that love wasn’t enough to keep them from a public and nasty divorce.