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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Call It Quits

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Call It Quits


Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert shocked their fans today by announcing that they are divorcing after four years of marriage.

The couple announced the news today, issuing a statement to the Associated Press.

“This is not the future we envisioned,” the former couple said in a statement given to AP.

“And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real families, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter.”

The couple met in 2005 at CMT’s 100 Greatest Duets Concert, but didn’t begin dating until 2006, after Shelton was divorced from his first wife. The two wed in 20011.

Of their relationship, Lambert previously told Marie Claire, the two were the “”perfect match” saying, “I’m not sunshine and roses. Blake’s the happiest person on the planet. He pulls me out of my darkness… Literally, everything is the best about being married.”

Rumors surrounding Lambert and Shelton hinted at marital issues, but nothing concrete ever came from them.

Are you surprised by the couple’s split? What do you think did them in? Fame? Cheating? No time to spend with one another? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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