OFFSTAGE: Kimberly Perry on Luke Bryan’s Camo Undies

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Hosting the CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock TV special had all kinds of perks for Kimberly Perry. But seeing Luke Bryan’s underwear? Not one of them. The Band Perry’s front girl recently told me that as much as she loved, loved, loved co-hosting the special with Bryan, her dressing room was a little too close to his. Perry and her brothers got to know Bryan when they all toured with Tim McGraw last summer. But she didn’t need to get to know him this well. “On the first night, when we were getting ready to head to the stage, I walked into the bathroom attached to my dressing room, and all of the sudden I see guy’s jeans, guy’s shirts and a pair of camouflage underwear all over the floor,” she said. “I probably could’ve gone my whole life without seeing Luke Bryan’s underpants.” Bryan later corroborated that story for me, even telling me he has many pairs of those exact same camo underwear. And they’re all Under Armours. “Under Armour underwear is the best underwear. They’re awesome. They hold all of your business together,” he said. The show airs Monday night (Sept. 17) on ABC.

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