Miranda stepped out for the first time since she and Blake Shelton divorced and she looked gorgeous! But at one point in a fan video, you can tell she looks upset and is fighting back the tears.
Miranda Lambert is trying to remain strong despite her devastation over her split two days earlier from Blake Shelton. The 30-year-old country singer joined her bestie, Ashley Monroe on stage at The Basement in East Nashville to promote Ashley’s album release. The ladies snag a duet of “Has Anybody Ever Told You” and it appears Ash is trying to comfort her friend by putting her arm around her and giving her a sweet kiss on the forehead.
As they stood on the stage, Miranda smiled as Ashley sang but it was apparent that Miranda was in need of a hug. That’s why Ashley wrapped her arms around her country pal and gave her a firm squeeze before they continued to perform. This was the first time Miranda has been spotted out publicly since the shocking news of their split was announced. They announced their divorce with this statement: “This is not the future we envisioned. 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.” Click to learn more about the Miranda and Blake split.
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This is such a sweet clip showing the friendship that @ashleymonroemusic & @mirandalambert share from last night's show. Just thought worth a share since it will make you smile! Miranda came to support Ashley at her album preview party at The Basement East in Nashville.
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It turns out Blake was the one who filed the divorce papers, even though Miranda wanted to try and make it work. “Maybe have more of a separation, but he said, ‘I’m filing,'” a source told People. “It came on very quickly. It was very clear that things weren’t going to work out. So he decided to end it. He still loves her very much.” Meanwhile, Blake has been spotted out since their divorce and it was while he was performing at a karaoke bar and he sang Tracy Byrd‘s classic, “I’m From The Country.” It appears Blake and Miranda have taken off their wedding bands.
HollywoodLifers, are you shocked and sad that they split?
— Chloe Melas