Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s divorce came as a shock for many, but according to a new report, the couple has known this was coming for a while — we have all the sad details.
Wow — the king and queen of country music, Miranda Lambert, 31, and Blake Shelton, 39, have apparently been having issues for years now, a new report claims. Even though they announced their split on July 20, they’ve actually apparently been living “separate lives” for a while — find out more.
“Miranda and Blake have known this divorce been coming for some time now. They had not been together for a while and were living separate lives. They were just trying to find the right time to break the news to the public,” an insider told Perez Hilton.
“[ They’ve ] been having issues on both sides for years now, but in the past few months it had come to a head. Blake and Miranda just grew apart and really started not seeing eye-to-eye on some real life future plans with each other,” the source went on. Click to hear more about the Miranda and Blake split.
Just because their marriage is ending, it doesn’t take away from the love they shared. “Blake was loyal, devoted and madly in love with Miranda,” a close friend told us EXCLUSIVELY. “The road took its toll on the relationship. They began to grow apart recently. This is very tough on Blake. She was the love of his life. Her name always came up in conversation. Their split was fast because of the media. No need to drag it out for either of them.”
In case you missed it, the couple announced their split on July 20 with this statement: “This is not the future we envisioned and it is with heavy heart that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real family, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter.”
HollywoodLifers, do you think there’s any chance of them getting back together? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
— Shira Benozilio