In an interview with the Memphis Flyer, Allison said that she grew up going to the Miss Tennessee pageant. At the time, he was in a Christian band, but once word got our about the unplanned pregnancy, his ties to the industry were lost. Text us for exclusive photos and videos, royal news, and way more. In his new faith-based memoir, DeMarcus, now 48, reveals he was struggling so much that he prayed that God would bring him a life partner — but when he met his future wife, Allison Alderson, she was engaged to another man. As much as DeMarcus is steady in his faith now, it wasn’t always that easy. Despite their initial interaction, DeMarcus writes that he was fascinated with Alderson. Credit: Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus Opens Up About Teaching His Kids To Get Right With God | PeopleTVRascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus and his wife discuss how they're raising their children with religion and what it means to live a good life, all while growing up country. For DeMarcus, the main lesson he’s learned in life is the power of hope. Jay DeMarcus (L) and Allison DeMarcus attend the 61st annual BMI Country awards on November 5, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. © 2020 Country Music Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved. “I’m really looking forward to sharing a pretty personal look at my path so far, as that isn’t something I’ve done yet,” DeMarcus said in a statement when he first announced the book, according to Billboard. Episodes include an impromptu family camping trip, a rowdy Thanksgiving, and Allison planning her own beauty pageant. Jay and Allison met when she appeared in the music video for Rascal Flatts’ song “These Days” in 2002. Jay and Allison DeMarcus at Miss Tennessee Pageant 2009 I do not claim to own this video. Subscribe to PeopleTV ►► People and Entertainment Weekly, two of the world's leading entertainment brands bring you PeopleTV. Demarcus Family Rules | Official Trailer | Netflix. Her mother Mary Jane is featured on DeMarcus Family Rules … Here’s what you need to know about Allison, Jay, and their family. Demarcus Family Rules | Official Trailer | NetflixRascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus and ex-beauty queen Allison DeMarcus write their own rules for juggling music, family and fun in this reality show. Rascal Flatts – These Days (Official Video)Check out the official music video for "These Days" by Rascal Flatts Best of Rascal Flatts: Subscribe here: Music video by Rascal Flatts performing These Days. '”, Their date lasted for five and a half hours and, at the end of it, he explains, “I felt like I’d known Allison my entire life.”. SUBSCRIBE: Jay, Allison and Madeline DeMarcus at Miss TN Night 2 (6.21.2012).