Kenny Rogers might be a rollicking pop and country music star, but he has lived the life of a hard-core rocker -- sex scandals, plastic surgery, much younger women and album sales that would make any cowboy shake in his boots. Rogers reveals it all in his new memoir, "Luck or Something Like It. Rogers grew up in Depression-era Texas in a Houston housing project with an alcoholic father.
Kenny Rogers is amazing for the fact that he has had so many opportunities to indulge in outlandish, decadent, completely fucked experiences. He's been making music for over fifty years, traveled countless countries, collaborated with almost everyone awesome in the modern music canon, whipped through a whopping five marriages, has something like two dozen "legit" kids—yet he has zero interesting stories. Luck reads as if it were penned by a hybrid of a writer for MTA's subway ads, a writer for Sky Mall product descriptions, and a person who just learned English.
By Paul Thompson for MailOnline. Country music star Kenny Rodgers has spoken about a phone sex scandal that threatened to ruin his career. He joked that every celebrity had to have one sex scandal in their life - but denied he had done anything wrong.
Kenny Rogers and his wife Wanda have been married for 20 years and have twin boys. The book details Rogers' personal life including his rough childhood in the Houston projects, his five marriages, friendships with Lionel Richie, Dolly Parton So I set out on this musical journey. KR: Country music was my first love.
Now a bonafide country music legend, Kenny Rogers has revealed that in the past he was much more rock and roll than you might expect, with his newly published memoirs exposing his bad boy past. In the new book, Luck or Something Like ItRoger has admitted that he enjoyed dabbling in the occasional drink and drugs party, as well as becoming embroiled in his fair share of sex scandal, particularly the one occasion in the early 90's when Rogers was accused by three different women to have conned them into playing phone sex games with him. He also divulges on his plastic surgery, something he admitted to having back inand admits that at the time he was less than pleased with the results.
The memories of the terrible day are still traumatic and vivid for Lisa Applewhite, who filed a shocking sexual- assault suit against superstar Kenny Rogers 25 years ago. In an exclusive interview, Applewhite, who now goes by the name Kimbell, says she blames the country singer for shattering her life, and is still trying to recover from all the furor surrounding the harrowing court case. Absolutely, he ruined my life.
Kenny Rogers ' year-old sexual assault case has resurfaced and the woman who filed the case against Rogers is speaking out, revealing all after all these years. Lisa Applewhite is the name of Kenny Rogers' victim and she claims that she has never gotten over the traumatic assault and feels as if she never will. She is now revealing the details.
These include an explosive disclosure about his deep feelings for fellow superstar singer Dolly Parton and their rumored sizzling romance. Every night was a thrill. I will always love her.
Fill out the form below, or call us at As fading Kenny Rogers bravely faces his final days, RadarOnline. These include an explosive disclosure about his deep feelings for fellow superstar singer Dolly Parton and their rumored sizzling romance.