Rory Feek’s Memoir ‘This Life I Live’: 9 Most Shocking Revelations
Rory Feek recently released a memoir called This Life I Live revealing many secrets about his past and life with Joey. The country singers world was turned upside down in March 2016 when his wife and fellow singer, Joey Feek, passed away from cervical cancer. Just before the release of his new autobiography, Rory took the stage at the Grammy award show to accept an award for best roots gospel album on behalf of their beloved duo, Joey + Rory. During his emotional acceptance speech, he dedicated their first Grammy to his wife and musical partner, Joey. Here’s a look at 9 of the most shocking revelations from Rory Feek’s new book:
9. Slept with his Friends Wife
When Rory was young, he was in the Marines. One weekend he came home on what was called a “weekend pass” and he and some friends went to visit a pal. His friend wasn’t there, but his wife was (and the mother of young boys) so she entertained them for the evening. According to Feek in his memoir, he and his friend’s wife got extremely drunk “and then it happened.” He had a one night stand with the wife of his friend, but it turned into much more than that.
8. The Next Morning
Not only did Rory sleep with his best friends wife, but they also engaged in a brief relationship. “She told me that we should come clean, that we were in love and should let everybody know it. I was still drunk. Exhausted. Reeling from what had happened the night before. It had felt like love…Maybe it was. I looked up and saw my friend’s wife looking at me like she cared about me. I said, ‘Okay, let’s do it,'” he wrote. The wife and her children moved in with him for six months, but things didn’t work out. “She still loved him. My friend. And so with tears streaming down my face, I took her and those little boys to the airport and watched as they boarded a plane to try and go back and resume the life they had. Meanwhile, mine had been wrecked,” he wrote. Feek claims his friend later forgave him.