Country artist J.D. Rooney, known for his role with Rascal Flatts, has publicly addressed rumors of a potential gender transition

 Rooney remorsed for his prolonged withdrawal from public scrutiny and clarified that he is not undergoing a gender transition

 He disclosed his journey to recovery from alcohol addiction, which led to a significant media attention and was documented by TMZ.

 Rooney expressed gratitude for the positive changes in his life, including his 28-month abstinence from substance abuse.

He expressed gratitude to fans and supporters who extended prayers and well wishes during his challenging moments.

Rooney's openness and honesty have evoked empathy and sympathy from his followers, fostering a sense of shared humanity amidst adversity.

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