How will Nashville's Deacon Claybourne bond with the daughter he just found out he had? Through music, naturally.
At the end of the show's first season, Deacon (Charles Esten) learned that Rayna's daughter Maddie (Lennon Stella) was actually his biological child. The information sent Deacon to the bottle and a downward spiral that caused a near-fatal car wreck with Rayna (Connie Britton) and landed him in jail. Since the , Deacon has shied away from getting close to Maddie, but the two will finally get their defining moment during a duet in an upcoming episode.
Connie Britton is on Team Deacon.
As Nashville's fan-favorite couple Rayna (Britton) and Deacon (Charles Esten) was on the brink of rekindling their tumultuous relationship, the revelation of Deacon's paternity, the resurfacing of his drinking problem and a near-fatal car crash dashed all those hopes in one fell swoop. But since Deacon is the father of Rayna's daughter Maddie (Lennon Stella), Britton says she's happy to see that they'll always be in each other's lives.
Bummed that Nashville isn't on this week? Don't fret because you can catch the cast at the Country Music Awards.
Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the live broadcast will feature Connie Britton and Charles Esten as presenters. Lennon and Maisy Stella, who play Maddie and Daphne Conrad, are set to perform.
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