Jason Aldean fined for swimming in dangerous waters

Jason Aldean performs during the 2012 CMA Music Festival - Day 1 at LP Field on June 7, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Getty

Jason Aldean performs during the 2012 CMA Music Festival on June 7, 2012 in Nashville, Tenn.
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(CBS/AP) Jason Aldean has been fined for swimming in dangerous conditions at a Florida Panhandle beach.

Authorities say the country star was among 19 people cited for going in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday in South Walton County.

The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that double red flags had been up since Saturday because of dangerous rip currents. Lifeguards had ordered everyone to stay out of the water.

Aldean took to Twitter to address the $100 fine:

Responding to negative feedback, Aldean later tweeted that he was only joking:

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