Meghan Trainor says her father Gary is “the strongest man” she knows when he recovers from a collision
Meghan Trainor is standing next to her father as he recovers from a terrifying car crash earlier this week.
The father of 26-year-old singer, Gary, was injured after being hit by a vehicle while crossing the street in the San Fernando Valley on Friday.
She shared on Instagram that she and her father are now following the scary ordeal and boasting that he is “the strongest man” she knows.
Difficult: Meghan Trainor is standing next to her father as he recovers from a terrifying car crash earlier this week
“I’m with my dad now,” she wrote on Sunday morning. “Thanks for all your sweet messages. It was all very scary, but he is the strongest man I know. ”
The pop star’s father, the piano teacher, is in a stable state after being hit while crossing a busy street in the suburbs of Los Angeles, according to TMZ.
The driver remained on site, and the sources of the gossip site said the incident was “seen by the police and treated as an accident”; he expects to recover from his injuries.
Meghan has often spoken about her affection for her father, and has even attributed to him that he guided her on her way to music, mega-stardom.
Gary and his wife Kelli have a jewelry story in Meghan’s hometown of Nantucket, Massachusetts, but the 70-year-old earned his living as a music teacher.
Accident: Gary, father of Meghan Trainor, is currently in hospital after being hit by a car while crossing the road. The pair was pictured together in 2018
The father of a pop star: Meghan Trainor became a household name after her hit in 2014 about All About That Bass, with which the singer received a Grammy Award; Trainor shown in January 2020
Her mentor: Singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor and her father Gary Trainor performed together in July 2019 at the Wawa Welcome America July 4 concert in Philadelphia
His jewelry store is decorated with framed photos of Meghan that bear witness to her success.
Gary is an experienced pianist and played two songs for Meghan’s Only 17 EP, which was released in 2011.
Two songs on the track list of the early album, Cupid and Tumble, were produced by the father of the singer.
Gary recently came on stage with his daughter during an episode of The Voice UK, where Meghan currently serves as a judge alongside regular regulars will.i.am, Olly Murs and Tom Jones.
Recovering: the singer’s father is expected to recover from the injuries; Gary pictured above in his jeweler Jewel Of The Isle in Nantucket, Massachusetts
In 2015, the father of Trainor spoke exclusively with the Daily Mail about the success of his daughter and the private heartache that the singer experienced, who later inspired her outbreak hit All About That Bass.
“I don’t think she expected to start a cultural conversation around the world about women’s bodies and what people look like. But some parts of the song are clearly about her. ”
“I consider Meghan normal, but when she was younger, she was self-conscious about her body. She would not play pool because she didn’t want to be the only girl in a one-piece swimsuit if everyone else was in a bikini. “
Talented: the former music teacher regards his daughter as “a very talented songwriter who will go from strength to strength” as her career progresses; the pair was shown together at the premiere of Mickey’s 90th Spectacular in 2018
He continued: ‘My wife Keli and I told her that she didn’t have to worry, but she was aware of her size. Most girls are very body conscious and Meghan was no different from others. “
Gary came to the conclusion that Meghan, who is the middle child of the former music teacher and wife Kelli, “could sustain herself” and “didn’t tease much about her height at school,” because she had “her big brother” Ryan. .
“It was a normal size for us, but people in society are expected to look a certain way.”
Meghan released All About That Bass in 2014 and the direct success of the song put her in the spotlight.
It also created a public dialogue about the beauty standards of Hollywood and the pressure that women in and out of industry feel to be ‘perfect’.
The singer would take home the Grammy for best new artist and earn nominations in the Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year categories of the ceremony for the song.
Her # 1 fan: Singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor and her father Gary Trainor performed together in July 2019 at the Wawa Welcome America July 4 concert in Philadelphia