Miranda Lambert reveals the one thing she refuses to break up with Rick Diamond/Getty Images
Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Everybody loves a great radio interview. When an artist calls in (or stops by) your favorite radio station and spends a half hour just chatting with the DJ and taking some calls from the fans to talk, and we mean really talk, they go in-depth on everything from their new music to anything else going on in their lives.

Other times, they only a have a few minutes and the DJ is forced to rapid fire those questions like a game show host in the final round.

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That’s what happened when Miranda Lambert called into Drew Walker’s show on US99.5 in Chicago this week, and boy, was it fun. Miranda has a history with US99.5 going all the way back to her first album when she used the station’s studios to film part of her video for “New Strings.” Fun fact: those quick images of her in the studio with the DJ? That was Drew Walker, too.

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We learned so much about Miranda in such a short amount of time. You can listen to the full interview here or read her answers below.

Favorite junk food vice: “I have to say Cheetos. We have a really unhealthy relationship. We break up a lot but we get back together here and there.”

Favorite daily wear/most comfy: “Jeans and a T-shirt, probably a white T-shirt from Target and jeans or cut-off jeans.”

Favorite summer drink with the girls: “Tito’s and coconut liqueur. Some lemons and limes, I get all fancy in it.”

Favorite book on the bus: “Actually I finished it already, but I read Willie’s new book. It’s a long story. It’s a great book. It told a lot about his life and real scenarios.”


Her thoughts on Snapchat: “I don’t do Snapchat, it’s too much. I can barely do Instagram and Twitter. I’m kind of boycotting it — enough is enough. You never know where that stuff lives. After a couple of Tito’s and coconut liquors, it’s best not to get on social media.”

The rising star she can’t stop listening to: “Maren Morris. She’s great, I really love her.”

Miranda, Tito’s and coconut you say? We’re going to have to try that one out.

Based in Chicago but often in Nashville, Ken Churilla is a contributor for Rare Country. Follow him @KenChurilla and join the conversation @RareCountry.
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