Omg! Reba McEntire casually announced on her Facebook page on December 17 that she and her husband of 26 years, Narvel Blackstock, got divorced! They did it on the sly, without telling a single soul!
Talk about a secret! Reba McEntire, 60, announced in a comment on a photo on her Facebook page that she and her husband (and manager) Narvel Blackstock, 59 got divorced. They were married for 26 years, and the divorce was finalized on October 28, 2015. What a shock!
“Narvel and I are divorced. It was final October 28,” Reba commented on her photo.” Just that. Sweet and simple, to the point! The photo showed her and Narvel, along with the rest of her management team: “So proud of these people. They have been with me for over 20 years…Narvel Blackstock 35 years.” Reba and Narvel announced they had split in August, but had said it was only a separation. A finalized divorce came as a shock to fans.
Their separation was announced via joint statement from the couple’s rep: “Despite this being the end of their marriage, they continue to support each other. They have worked together for 35 years and will continue to do so. They have asked that you respect their privacy during this time.” You can buy an awesome Reba album RIGHT HERE!
While they’re no longer married, the picture indicates that Reba and Narvel still have both a professional and friendly relationship. She confirmed that in another comment on the photo: “Thanks for all of those sweet messages. Narvel and I are friends. We have always been.”
With their working relationship intact, things won’t change in regards to Reba’s legendary career. The two have still been seen together at industry events, and Narvel remains her manager. Narvel and Reba have one child together, son Shelby Blackstock, 25. Narvel has three kids from a previous relationship. We wish them the best!
HollywoodLifers, are you shocked that Reba and Narvel got divorced? Tell us in the comments!