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Once estranged, LeAnn Rimes’ dad featured on her TV show

Once estranged, LeAnn Rimes’ dad featured on her TV show

DAD & DAUGHTER:Leann Rimes accepts the award for Single Record of the Year as her father, Wilbur, looks on at the 32nd Academy of Country Music Awards Wednesday, April 23, 1997, in Universal City, Calif. Wilbur produced the song. Photo: Associated Press/Susan Sterner

Once estranged from his famous daughter, LeAnn Rimes’ father Wilbur will be featured on her reality show “LeAnn & Eddie.”

“My dad and I have been through a lot together and we’ve come out the other side in the relationship and that’s pretty… amazing, so I’m glad people get to see my dad. He’s been dragged through the media for so long for being this horrible person and I’m glad people get to see my dad for what he really is,” Rimes said.

Rimes fell out with her dad in 2000, when she sued him and her former manager over allegations they stole millions of dollars from her during her early career.

They reconciled in 2002.

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