Music sensation Oliver Anthony revealed that he has turned down a whopping $8 million in recording deals from corporate music industry executives.
The breakout country star revealed the offers in a statement he posted to address his millions of new fans and supporters.
Anthony became an overnight global star after he posted his anti-Washington D.C. swamp song “Rich Men North of Richmond” on social media.
The singer-songwriter has since topped the iTunes charts.
Meanwhile, his bitter left-wing critics have tried to dredge up his past to undermine his popularity.
Anthony responded to some of the controversy surrounding his song in a statement he posted to Facebook on Thursday.
“It’s been difficult as I browse through the 50,000+ messages and emails I’ve received in the last week,” he wrote.
“The stories that have been shared paint a brutally honest picture.
“Suicide, addiction, unemployment, anxiety and depression, hopelessness, and the list goes on.”
He said that he has rejected offers worth millions of dollars.
“I don’t want 6 tour buses, 15 tractor-trailers, and a jet,” Anthony wrote.
“I don’t want to play stadium shows, I don’t want to be in the spotlight.
“I wrote the music I wrote because I was suffering with mental