Blake Shelton recently opened up about his failed marriage with Miranda Lambert and how Gwen Stefani became his refuge.
In an interview The Rolling Stone as he promotes his new album “If I’m Honest,” Blake Shelton said that his divorce with Miranda Lambert shattered him to pieces.
“I had to piece my life back together,” he said.
But then he moved on after his fellow “The Voice” coach Gwen Stefani, who was also going through her own divorce, bonded with him. Their friendship later on was brought to another level. Even Shelton was surprise how their romance came to be!
“If you had told me that that’s who I’m gonna end up with, I would have thought you were crazy,” he said. “But she became my closest ally.”
In his new album, Blake Shelton also collaborated with Gwen Stefani for the song “Go Ahead and Break My Heart.” He said they were both have a hard time moving on from their past relationships that the song symbolized what they have been through in their respective exes.
“We realized that we were both having a hard time letting our guard down,” he said. “But I sent a voice memo to her, and then she sent back her verse to me. We wrote it communicating to each other. And that’s why it’s so special to the both of us.”
The country singer also acknowledges that fact that he is always in tabloids as well as Gwen Stefani and his ex Miranda Lambert.
He shared that it was once such a bother to deal with all the tabloids, but he is now taking everyting in a stride. He noted that the more he is being followed, this means that he still has a career.
“It used to upset me, but it turns out it just pays really well,” Blake Shelton revealed. “They can’t let go of anything I do. I literally was followed to work today. It must mean my career is doing pretty well, because my personal life’s not that exciting.”
Aside from his new album, Blake Shelton has also opened the Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit entitled “Blake Shelton: Based on a True Story,” Nash Country Daily said. There he said that he is an open book and he has no secrets!
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