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GLEN CAMPBELL’S adult chil­dren are on the warpath over his wi­dow’s scathing new tell-all be­cause it paints the leg­endary hit­maker as a booze-soaked ma­niac! In Kim Campbell’s “Gen­tle on My Mind: In Sick­ness and in Health with Glen Campbell,” she charged the “Galve­ston” singer “ev­ery night … drank him­self un­con­scious” dur­ing much of their 35-year mar­riage. And when she once asked him not to get liquored up be­fore a Las Ve­gas show, she al­leged he poured a beer over her head! On another fright­en­ing oc­ca­sion, Kim claimed he pointed a gun at her in a drunken rage!

The dark de­pic­tion of the beloved en­ter­tainer has in­fu­ri­ated kids Travis, Kelli and Wes­ley — Glen’s three old­est chil­dren from pre­vi­ous mar­riages, who have long been at odds with their dad’s fourth and fi­nal wife. “Dad had his prob­lems with al­co­hol, and we all knew it. But this book just sen­sa­tion­al­izes ev­ery­thing!” said Travis, 54. “My father is be­ing de­mo­nized here — solely for her financial en­rich­ment!” Ac­cord­ing to Kim’s book, Glen got bombed on their first date and wanted to “jump her bones” in his ho­tel room! De­spite his al­legedly bad be­hav­ior, Kim fell “hope­lessly in love” with the “Wi­chita Line­man” singer. Travis, Kelli and Wes­ley pre­vi­ously charged Kim had con­vinced their Alzheimer’s-stricken father to write them out of his will, cheat­ing them of a share of his $50 mil­lion es­tate be­fore his 2017 death at age 81. His es­tate did not re­spond to a re­quest for com­ment.

They’d also ac­cused Kim and her chil­dren with Glen — Ash­ley, Shan­non and Cal — of keep­ing them from see­ing their father and al­leged they’d taken ad­van­tage of him. Travis also claimed Kim over­worked their di­min­ished dad in his fi­nal days, send­ing him on a gru­el­ing 2014 tour that was filmed for the doc­u­men­tary “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me.”

“My dad wanted to do, like, five or six shows, but Kim drug him out for 150 dates,” Travis told The Na­tional EN­QUIRER. “It was the wrong thing to do to a man who was suf­fer­ing from the begin­ning stages of Alzheimer’s.

“That demon­strates who Kim is — it’s all about the money!”

Kim has in­sisted she did right by her hus­band dur­ing his fi­nal years, but Travis fears her book may tar­nish Glen’s legacy.

“He was a good guy and a lov­ing father,” Travis said. “I hate to think the im­age they’ll take away from all this was that he was a mean, abu­sive drunk!”

Campbell’s old­est kids want him to be re­mem­bered as a lov­ing dad and a great mu­si­cian

Cal, Kim and Ash­ley hold the post­hu­mous CMA award Glen re­ceived in 2017

With daugh­ter Kelli

Travis Campbell

Wes­ley Campbell

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