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It’s 2018 … and smartphones have been around for a while now, so you might be surprised to learn Dierks Bentley owns a flip phone.

Yes, that’s right. A flip phone that doesn’t connect to the internet.

During a recent interview, the country star showed the reporter his phone — At her request.

She was noticeably baffled by the modest devise.

Baffled may actually be an understatement.

When Bentley was asked why he didn’t have a smartphone, he alluded to modern devices being distracting.

As he puts it, the assault on your brain from having that kind of internet and social media access, can be extremely limiting in terms of creativity.

Heck, whatever he has to do to keep making great music is fine with us, but we have to admit, we were a bit shocked to see Bentley’s flip phone.

Would you ever consider going back to a flip phone?

After all, Dierks does have a point!


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