Walker Hayes cancels shows after newborn daughter dies
American country singer Walker Hayes and his wife Laney unexpectedly lost their newborn daughter Wednesday morning (June 6). The Craig hitmaker wrote yesterday in a statement that “Oakleigh Klover Hayes now is safely in heaven.”
Needless to say that he asked for privacy as he and his wife, Laney, grieved. Oakleigh was the couple’s seventh child.
“It is with great sadness that Laney and I share with you the news that our sweet Oakleigh Klover Hayes was born this morning at the hospital and now is safely in heaven” – Walker Hayes wrote on Twitter, adding “Thank you for honoring our privacy as we grieve.”
Hayes released second studio album “Boom” in December, which is home to his first country radio hit “You Broke Up with Me.” The singer canceled his immediate upcoming appearances to be home with his wife and their children.