Brooke Eden Talks Coming Out, Country Music, & Trisha Yearwood

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Jason Parsley
March 22, 2024
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Eden, a rising country star, who lives in Nashville with her wife Hilary Hoover, is unapologetically out and proud. But that wasn’t always the case. For years, Eden attempted to live a double life, which led to ulcers in her small intestine. “I got really, really sick. I actually had to go off the road for a couple of years to heal my body from that,” she said. “Just like from the stress of living a double life and always trying to not say the wrong pronoun or not slip up. So mental health definitely becomes physical health";

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Brooke Eden sits on the road in designer shredded jeans and white cowboy hat
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