Airline grounds country singer after 'great time' in Vegas

Country singer John  Rich was taken off a Southwest Airlines flight, the airline reported.

Story highlights

  • John Rich is escorted off Southwest flight at Las Vegas airport
  • Crew says Big & Rich singer "was not fit for travel," airline spokeswoman says
  • Singer's spokeswoman: "Did John Rich have a great time with his fans in Vegas? Yes. "
  • Rich spokeswoman denies there was a fight with another passenger
Country music artist John Rich had such a great time in Las Vegas that he was not fit to fly home to Nashville on Sunday, according to Southwest Airlines.