“American Idol” winner Lynn Hardy announced Thursday that he is under investigation by the Louisiana State University Police Department.
Hardy, 21, broke the news in Thursday evening Facebook Postsaying that LSUPD had issued an “arrest order due to allegations made against me.”
The country singer He did not specify what he was accused of but noted that he is “fully cooperative” with the police as more than 12,000 of his fans have posted reactions and messages of support.
Hardy, who won season 17 of the ABC series “Idol” in 2019 and is known for his songs “Save You” and “Flame”, wrote.
His post continued, “However, given the sensitive nature of this allegation, I humbly request privacy at this time. I have the utmost respect for the law and will assist in their investigation as needed moving forward.”
A spokesman for the Baton Rouge-based university, Ernie Ballard, told The Post they could “confirm there is an active investigation with LSU police” and “may be able to provide more information later today.”
Hardy’s representatives told The Post they could not comment on the “pending investigation”.
However, his attorney C. Frank Holthus asserted that “Mr. Hardy has received a warrant for his arrest.” [Thursday] He was and will continue to cooperate fully with the Baton Rouge Police Department on this matter. Due to the public nature of Mr Hardy’s profession, we are asking for privacy at this time.”
Hardy – a native of Livingston, Louisiana – also made headlines in June 2020 when he and It is rumored that his then-girlfriend Sidney Taylora student at LSU and then Miss Louisiana who was governor at the time, revealed it Tested positive for COVID-19.
“This is not what I expected on the first day of summer,” he said Posted on Facebook on time. “My doctor has confirmed that I have coronavirus, but my symptoms are mild and I am recovering at home in quarantine. Stay safe and healthy!”