Florida Georgia Line Gifts Their Restaurant Employees $1,000 Each During Coronavirus Closure

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John Shearer

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line is paying it forward amid the global coronavirus outbreak. On Wednesday (March 18), the country duo announced that they'll be paying the employees of their Nashville-based restaurant while it's temporarily closed.

The bandmates committed via Instagram to giving each of their 117 employees $1,000, writing, "@fglhouse would be nothing without our amazing staff. We know it takes a village, and we’re so thankful for all 117 of you and we hope this helps out while the bar and restaurant is closed."

"We really hope this helps out in a time of need; we very, very vividly remember what it's like to be in the service industry -- to be a server, to be a bartender -- and to rely on tips to pay the bills," Tyler Hubbard added in a message to the restaurant workers in the video. "So we know everybody's probably a little stressed out during this time, so we really hope that we can help you guys out."

Florida Georgia Line also gave a shout-out in the clip to fellow country star Dierks Bentley, whose decision to give each employee at his franchise of Whiskey Row bars $1,000 inspired the duo to do the same.

Check out FGL's heartwarming message below.



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