Carrie Underwood, wife of Predators star Mike Fisher: ‘A little happy’ about lockout

In a comment that is completely understandable but surely will not ingratiate her to Predators fans in Nashville and beyond — and maybe some NHL fans in general — country music star Carrie Underwood, the gorgeous wife of Nashville Predators star Mike Fisher, admitted that she isn’t that heartbroken over the NHL lockout.

The couple, married since July 2010, apparently have been enjoying Fisher’s time off from the NHL. And let’s be honest: the two certainly are more than able to get by without Fisher’s NHL paychecks.

Underwood, currently on tour, apparently was quite giddy during her sit-down for an interview with The Tennessean, as her hubby surprised her with an unannounced, surprise visit. The discussion turned to Fisher and the NHL lockout, and Underwood couldn’t hide her happiness as the lockout obviously opened up Fisher’s schedule, allowing the couple the opportunity to spend plenty of quality time together.

In light of the fact that Fisher has chosen to remain in Nashville during the lockout and not play overseas, Underwood, while enjoying the extra time with her husband, said that Fisher is still training hard to stay in shape just in case the lockout is settled. She then conceded that while it may be selfish, she’s happy Fisher is not currently dealing with the rigors and time demands of an NHL training camp:

“He’s such a disciplined guy that he has to train and make sure he’s ready regardless of what’s going on,” she says. “He’s got so much to do on his end, and I certainly don’t want to be the cause of him not being able to give it his all.”

Still, Underwood is hopeful there may be more surprise visits in her future. “Is it wrong for me to be a little happy (about the lockout)? I mean, ‘I’m sorry for you, but it’s great for me.’”

How dare she? How dare Carrie Underwood put her happiness above the happiness of a bunch of hockey fans? The nerve of some people. Sheesh.

[H/T Pro Hockey Talk]

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14 Comments

  1. Susan

    September 26, 2012 at 7:48 am

    carrie – you can pay the salaries of all the unemployed because of the lockout.

  2. Becca

    September 26, 2012 at 10:00 am

    Susan –

    Grow up! Can you honestly say that if you were Carrie Underwood and happily married that you would grumble about being able to spend extra time with your best friend? Answer honestly now. She didn’t cause it, she is just benefiting from a monster she had no control of. Be jealous, but own it for what it is.

    Carrie….if I had a man in my life that was special to me…I would absolutely without a doubt be thrilled to have unexpected additional time with him. Good for you!

  3. njtransplant

    September 26, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    If I were married to a gorgeous lady like Carrie Underwood I wouldn’t mind being home with her either!

  4. Icheckmateu

    September 26, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    You mean there is a lock out?? I had no idea. Either way won’t matter much to the Underwood household as she brings home the bacon (and cooks it too)..

  5. Brandi

    September 26, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    I totally wish the radio would have a lock out and not play her whiney crappy music!

    • Trisha Morgan

      September 27, 2012 at 11:13 pm

      It does. It’s called the on off button

  6. Kristin

    September 26, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    Well so good for her! maybe she will write another crappy ass song about how the lock out has benefited her. people were unemployed because of it but yes lets make carrie Underwood happy considering all the NHL revolves around her now since she married Mike Fisher!

    • Gary

      September 26, 2012 at 6:53 pm

      Kristin you need to get a life!

  7. Ben

    September 26, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Carrie has not had one of her concerts sell out all year in the USA so she might as well stay home herself?

    • Mark

      September 26, 2012 at 7:51 pm

      Please provide documentation to back this up. Thanks.

      • straight shooter

        September 26, 2012 at 11:53 pm

        i am sure that more people come to hear and see her than you so shut up!

    • tomkat

      September 26, 2012 at 11:58 pm

      this is a completly false, erroneous statement. Ben is obviously speaking without verifying facts.

  8. nic andrefski

    September 26, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    Can we please have a LOCKOUT of Carrie OVERKILL and her equally overrated hubby? I’ve forgotten more about hockey than she will ever retain. Why do you sportswriters really care what she thinks? Give US a break! Shea Weber to the Flyers for some real hockey!!

  9. KennyG

    September 27, 2012 at 1:24 am

    Maybe he can take her shopping (new dress) and get her hair done during his time off
    She looks Trailer Park in that photo with a Capital “T”
    He can’t play overseas nobody would want him but with her money she could buy him a hockey team LOL

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