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If it were up to Brantley Gilbert, he would have married his wife, Amber, years ago, but she wouldn’t do it. She was terrified of him.
Or more specifically, she was terrified of his lifestyle at the time. “I remember her telling me the last time it ended” Gilbert tells Taste of Country, referring to the final time the two separated before eventually reuniting and marrying in 2015, “‘You know I love you, and I want to marry you, but it terrifies me to talk about and think about marrying somebody that rides around with bottles of liquor in the console of their truck.’”
“That rang true,” he adds, face tightening as he relives the…