Kellie Pickler was selected to cover the Salute To The Military 2012 issue of Maxim magazine. Inside the issue, the 26-year-old country singer dished about everything from how she got involved in USO tours to her growing collection of tattoos.
A few highlights from Kellie's interview...
On what inspired her to get involved in the USO tour:
"I comes from a military family. My grandfather is a retired Marine, and I've always had a great deal of respect for anyone who serves our country. It really does take someone special to sacrifice everything. I don't mean just their lives, either. There are men who are sacrificing the chance to hold their newborn baby!"
On her tattoos:
"My grandmother would be mortified if she knew I had these. She's passed away now, but she would say, 'Tattoos are the devil!' So my first tattoo, of course, was my grandma's name. I also have stars on my left arm for my USO tours, but I'm missing two."
On whether small town girls can be trouble:
"We might be, but we can also talk out way out of it. A country girl can talk her way out of a ticket. Not that I've ever been pulled over..."
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