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Trace Adkins

Confronts Impersonator

Take Off That F**king Hat! [PHOTOS]

1/20/2014 10:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0120_trace_adkins_impersonator_photos_launchTrace Adkins played a drunken game of country chest bump with his impersonator ... after ordering the guy to take off his f**king hat.

TMZ got a hold of photos from the Jamaica-bound cruise ship where Trace went nuclear on his look-alike, Michael Larsen.

Witnesses tell us ... Trace had been in the bar pounding shots ... and when he saw the impersonator he made a beeline for him.

Trace felt for a long time ... the impersonator had become like a stalker, following him around the country.  So when the singer saw the guy on the ship, it was the straw that broke the camel's back.

We're told Adkins screamed, "This has gone on long enough ... Take the f**king hat off."  Larsen obliged -- taking off his hat and standing there silently while Trace yelled in his face ... but it was strictly a verbal attack ... no punches were thrown.

The hat has significance ... it's the moniker of a country star.

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31.

Matt    

This story cracks me up, but I'm sure that dude would get on my nerves too. Even sober

253 days ago
32.

rhode    

The woman in the back must be a country star according to TMZ. She's wearing a cowboy hat too.

253 days ago
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August    

Trace hasn't been "SOBER" for twelve years; we saw him in a Brentwood Wine and Spirits store in Tennessee three years ago buying booze....

253 days ago
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Deborah Merritt    

The stalker impersonator was signing Trace's signature someone that saw what he signed said it was similiar to Trace's signature. has been stalking Trace for 7 years! gets front row seats has had meet and greets with Trace.
you tube video of impersonator has short dark hair. This impersonator is mentally ill He even went on the country cruise Trace was the headliner cruise ship spokesperson has said everything was overblown and they would love to have Trace for a future cruise.

253 days ago
35.

Timmy Boy    

Men acting like children.

253 days ago
36.

stellastar    

No wonder Trace is creeped out... He should have filed a restraining order against the guy though rather that playing the redneck bar fight card.

253 days ago
37.

FloBee     

Didn't they say he was something like 11 years sober? I call bull****.

253 days ago
38.

DirkDiggler    

That was the sizurp talking

253 days ago
39.

Seldombinlaid    

Had he done that to me, I'd have been in the brig. He'd have not seen it coming. lol Part of the hat trick.

253 days ago
40.

Vote2012    

This is called Redneck on Redneck new TV show. It replaces Duck Dynasty next season.

253 days ago
41.

cher    

Who gave you these pictures??? I guess the same person that is feeding you all this B.S.!!!! If I was Trace I would have knocked the hell out of that guy for signing autographs in my name!! Leave him alone. This is a family issue not all of the public!!!! I will always be a fan of Trace Adkins ♥♥

253 days ago
42.

SunnyAutumn    

I would be wierded out too, some person following me around, impersonating me. If he wasn't stalking, my opinion would differ.

253 days ago
43.

jimmy718    

Having been on the cruise last year and talking with them both this was an alcohol fueled event. They have met each other very often before and Trace had nothing nice to say about mike.

253 days ago
44.

Vic Creed    

What an a**hole.

253 days ago
45.

Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

Haha drunken redneck loudmouth losing his cool over some delusional loser/failure and a queer douche-stain hillbilly hat. Love it...! And they call themselves men?

253 days ago
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