Bunnie XO Reveals She Nearly Fainted When Meeting Billy Bob Thornton

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At the 2024 CMT Music Awards, Bunnie XO experienced a memorable encounter with Hollywood star Billy Bob Thornton.

A video captured her genuine excitement as she approached Thornton and warmly embraced him, sharing the moment on TikTok.

The TikTok video, which was captured just outside PEOPLE’s photo booth, showed Bunnie introducing herself as Jelly’s wife and hugging Thornton. She later shared the video on social media, admitting, “I almost fainted meeting Billy Bob Thornton because he knew who I was.”

The caption on her video read, “Ok this made me starstruck.”

Jelly Roll event commented on Bunnie’s video, saying, “Billy Bob is the man!”

See the sweet moment below!

Jelly Roll’s Triumph at the 2024 CMT Music Awards

Jelly Roll achieved remarkable success at this year’s CMT Music Awards, securing several prestigious awards and delivering a captivating performance.

The 39-year-old singer clinched the coveted Video of the Year, Male Video of the Year, and CMT Performance of the Year awards for his song “Need a Favor.” Additionally, he concluded the show with a compelling performance of “Halfway to Hell.”

Bunnie took to social media to celebrate Jelly’s exceptional achievements at the event, showcasing her joy and pride for her husband’s success.

“My sweet husband the visionary. The maestro of misfits. You are not an overnight success story, this has been 20 years in the making. Papabear your voice is an instrument of healing & the world is your choir. I LOVE YOU IN THIS LIFETIME & EVERY OTHER ONE IM LUCKY TO BE BY YOUR SIDE IN.”


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This remarkable feat comes on the heels of Jelly Roll’s recent iHeartRadio Music Award wins and reflects the artist’s growing influence and impact in the music industry.

Jelly and Bunnie celebrated the iHeartRadio Music Awards by visiting a bar that had been special to them since the early days of their relationship.



♬ original sound – Bunnie Xo 🪄

Congratulations to Jelly Roll for sweeping up awards at the CMT Music Awards! And a special shoutout to Bunnie for nearly fainting from excitement after meeting a certain someone. Looks like it was an unforgettable night for both of them!

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