Gwen Stefani is with Blake Shelton because he’s not a ‘control freak’ like Gavin


I’ve actually been pretty wary of covering this Gwen Stefani-Blake Shelton stuff. Even though I truly believe they’re together and they’re bangin’, I also think there’s a serious whiff of corporate PR here. What I mean is that one side doesn’t negate the other. You can believe that Gwen and Blake are really happening AND that NBC is beyond thrilled about it and NBC is “massaging” these stories to promote The Voice. The sheer volume of stories suggests that this relationship is being “rolled out” by publicists too. Anyway, here are some of the many, many stories about Blake and Gwen, aka Blen/Gwake/Shelfani/Stefelton.

Gwen covers the December issue of InStyle. I’m not entirely clear when the interview was conducted (likely more than a month ago), but it doesn’t seem like she was giving a wink to the readers about her relationship with Blake. She talks about how motherhood changed her, how difficult it is to be a working mom and all of that – you can read some highlights here.

Gwake were already photographed holding hands. You can see the photos here. The pics were taken in Nashville last week. Blake flew out to Nashville for the CMAs, and he brought Gwen. Their publicists confirmed the relationship two hours before showtime, although Gwen did not go to the CMAs. She apparently came to Nashville just to hold hands with Blake and attend the Warner Bros. after-party. They flew in and out together and just a few hours after the after-party, they were on the plane back to LA. The big hand-holding, coupled-up thing is being called “carefully choreographed.” Like, no one cares if we know that their publicists are orchestrating a lot of this.

Blake Shelton is a positive person. Blake and Gwen have been friends for about a year or whatever and they grew close as friends very quickly. “Sources” told TMZ that Gwen “was attracted to Blake Shelton like a magnet, because he resurrected her self-esteem.” Apparently, Gwen felt beaten down because Gavin Rossdale is a “control freak” who “said disparaging things to keep the upper hand in the relationship. Our sources say Gwen complained Gavin had an issue with her parenting skills and criticized her for not being a supportive wife.” So Blake’s friendship – and more – really helped Gwen, because he just “made her feel good again,” and by simply being fun.

Gavin Rossdale is suspicious. That’s what TMZ says. Their sources claim that Gavin is suspicious about the timing of Gwake’s relationship and that Gavin might believe that MAYBE Gwen and Blake were making trips to the boneyard before Gavin and Gwen’s divorce. Or, as TMZ wrote: “Sources close to Gavin tell us he smelled something was up between Gwen and Blake before their marriage blew up. We’re told he does not believe the timing of his divorce with Gwen and Blake’s divorce with Miranda Lambert is coincidental.” Gavin is also butthurt that “sources” are trying to paint him as a control freak and a negative guy, especially since Gwen “browbeat” him into staying home with the kids for fear that if he went on tour, he would cheat on her. There’s even more at this TMZ link.

Basically, this whole mess is ratings gold, I’m absolutely sure. While I don’t blame Gwen whatsoever for moving on with Blake, I do side-eye her a little bit for participating in this media campaign. Of course, I’m also side-eyeing Gavin for getting TMZ to publish that hit piece about Gwen being the alleged cheater. I mean… come on! Is anyone buying that version?



Photos courtesy of InStyle, Gwen’s social media, WENN & Fame/Flynet.

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  1. Snazzy says:

    Her face looks strange on that InStyle cover…

    • Willa says:

      Yes, indeed. I saw her on the Today show and she looked so botoxed and tight. Really distracting to look at. She should quit messing with her face.

      • Froggy says:

        She def needs to stop messing with her face. On the first episode of the Voice, I couldn’t believe how skinny she’d gotten, the Botox and her lips were so unnatural.

      • Nancy says:

        Sometimes you get “divorce skinny.” I noticed Lambert dropped a few pounds as well. I worry about her hair. She has naturally dark hair and has been going platinum for decades….that can’t be good.

    • Shambles says:

      I saw the hand-holding pictures, and she’s slowing crossing over from subtly and well tweaked to visibly plastic. You could see the fillers in her top lip from a mile away. It honestly makes me sad, as does this stupid showmance. Gwen used to be so rad. She did a song with Sublime, for chrissake.

      Also, “he resurrected my self esteem,” sounds like a recipe for distaster. IMO, you don’t use a relationship to heal yourself.

    • Fran says:

      I also think the big dentures don’t help, this is a Hillary Duff-style problem! She can’t even close her mouth. Too big!!!

  2. Junior says:

    This is clearly a P.R. set-up relationship, since both parties have just been through ugly divorces. Gwen’s taste generally runs to pretty-boy types who share her love of ska and Jamaican music. Blake likes red-white-and-blue confident country mamas, while Gwen seems to struggle with constant self-doubt, perhaps because of her self-confessed struggles to stay so thin. I can’t believe they’re into each other, and I don’t see much chemistry in their staged photos, either.

    • Nancy says:

      junior: Most of what you say I agree with, but the genesis of her first heart break was her band mate in ND and he was no pretty boy. Ugh. I guess some people consider Blake good looking, I just see a pu$$y hound with a loud mouth saying nothing.

      • Marrrrria says:

        Pu$$y hound had me cackling. I’m stealing this one! :D

      • Junior says:

        @Nancy I guess we will have to disagree about Gwen’s first love Tony Kanal….I would certainly call him a pretty boy. Delicate facial features, copious use of hair dye and makeup, supercool fashion choices – that’s a good example of a ‘pretty boy’ in my book. At any rate, Blake is definitely not Gwen’s ‘type’.

      • Kitten says:

        @Nancy-You forgot to add “animal-abusing” p*ssy hound.

    • Nancy says:

      Yeah Junior I guess beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder. I liked Tony, but with his dark skin that platinum hair just didn’t work for me. Maybe it helped that he was a rocker. But he broke young Gwen’s heart :( ……but because of it we got Tragic Kingdom, I think their finest work. Happy Monday!

    • Leah says:

      I think they are a strange couple too but people can change their type especially if they feel hurt by said previous type it can cause them to become attracted to a person who is quite the opposite. She would have fallen for these men when she was in her early 20s now she’s in her 40s its not inconceivable that her taste has changed in 20 odd years.

    • JenniferJustice says:

      This is so clearly a PR stunt for ratings. Come on you guys. You’re smarter than this. They called it months ago before this season of the Voice even started. They were already trying to boost ratings before the show even started. They are no way in any kind of relationship other than a mutually beneficial fun show for the public. Gwen is attracted to feminine guys. She couldn’t handle a red kneck and I don’t beleive she’d be attracted to one. Blake likes all-American women and as much as I love Gwen, that’s not what she is. She is an alternative punk ska chick. She has no country roots, no love of the land, nothing country about her. This is all just a schtick.

  3. Lora says:

    Celebritys always have a fast rebound, like how is that possible?

    • Santia says:

      Because they can.

      It just really annoys me that she’s trashing her ex (and the father of her children) for a likely rebound romance. Every relationship has its issues. You can’t deal with the quirks anymore, move on. No need to trash him.

    • Ankhel says:

      Because often those rebound relationships aren’t real? Hollywood is all about image and pr. A single celebrity who doesn’t want media talking about her breakup, cheating rumours etc can change the story if their assistant finds them a hot date. Preferably another celebrity, and quickly, before her ex moves on and the tabloids paint her as a sad loner.

      This is also why bearding is so easy and common I suppose. Nobody’s suspicious when another celebrity wants some public outings with a little pda maybe, it’s just pr.

      I don’t believe in this sudden love story myself, it seems to convenient.

  4. Mrs. Wellen Melon says:

    Girl, we raise our coffee cups to you. Enjoy yourself.

  5. astrid says:

    It would be more classy if Gavin shut up and Gwen kept it under wraps.

    • Marrrrria says:


    • funcakes says:

      He really is coming off like a hurt douche and Gwen is no better. The fact they are going out of their way to make utter fools of themselves only means they still care enough to give a f#ck about their exes.
      Notice gavin and Miranda not going over the top to prove they’ve moved on. I’m sure people are constantly throwing themselves at Gavin at all times.
      This is going to be even messier because Blake already used Gwen for what he want and now he’s done. He already on to his next piece and he’s trying to figure out how to dump gwen

  6. Jess says:

    Awe Gavin, nice try bro, but nobody feels sorry for you.

    As for Gwen and Blake, I still find them weird but I hope she’s happy. Gavin made her look beyond foolish for years and I’m glad she finally left.

    • spittair says:


      Word, lol! Oh, Gavin is “suspicious”? SO?

    • MoochieMom says:

      My husband has seen Bush perform since they were a tiny band (think clubs under 500 people). I think the count is 14 times. He is not surprised at all by the split. He was more surprised at the marriage.

      I think Gwen can do what she wants. You can keep a divorce filing under until it is final for a long time. Who knows how long Gwen was out before they filed. Blake and Miranda got a quickie – i.e. paid for divorce. I do agree, no one feels sorry for Gavin. Walk away dude. Walk away.

    • teriPK says:

      agreed. I remember back when gwen and gavin were first dating and touring together they did a side by side interview. And the reporter threw them a softball asking who their favorite singers were, obviously trying to get them to answer each other. And gwen piped up about gavin and was all moony about what a genius he was. And he smiles back—only to answer the lead singer from garbage(who was my favorite front woman of the 90′s so props to her) and went on and on why she was the best. And gwen just sat there with a awkward smile the whole time, omg. it was embarrassing. lol

      I remember thinking that summed up their relationship- her begging for his approval and him withholding it,

      • LeAnn Stinks says:

        Shirley Manson is beyond cool, so I cannot blame Gavin for picking her.

        Although, he was probably being honest with his choice, how insulting to poor Gwen after she complimented him. What a d-bag.

      • Andrea says:

        I think its a touch unfair for them to pick one another…If she was more secure with herself, she would have picked someone else as well.

  7. NewWester says:

    So will there be a shakeup at The Voice? First the stories about Gwen and Blake dating and how in love they are. Next come rumours of jealousy and fighting backstage on the show. Finally a big announcement of one of them leaving to “pursue other interests” and the producers will bring in some big name music star. Meanwhile ratings will have increased because viewers will tune in because of the gossip about Gwen and Blake dating.

    • MoochieMom says:

      I don’t think she will do another season. Christina has said she wants back in. No way they can date and be on a competition show.

      • LeAnn Stinks says:

        I remember reading Gossip reports about how “The Voice” crew LOVES Gwen, but despises Christina. So, I am not sure if they will want her back full time as a judge.

  8. Nancy says:

    Wow. Gwen was a hipster chick with No Doubt and had three children with this “control freak.” Two freshly divorced people hooking up is no surprise…..but I hate that she has become a cliché for middle aged woman. Wrong message Gwen.

    • K says:

      Maybe she likes him and he likes her why does it have to be a message? Sorry but just because they are famous doesn’t mean everything they do has to be setting some positive example. Not that this is negative. It’s just what it is. Gwen isn’t in her 20s anymore to expect her to make the same choices she did when she first came out with no doubt is strange, and frankly if she did that would be a terrible measage. She is in her 40s, has three kids and is a successful business woman. Sorry but making different “off type” choices isn’t bad. It’s growth

      • Nancy says:

        I’m not trying to rain on her parade K. In general, rebound relationships after divorce don’t last, I imagine even more in front of the camera. My daughter was watching tmz and they were calling Gwen the Angie and Miranda the Jennifer. I guess people knock others to make themselves feel better. No Doubt they will all figure it out and make good choices

      • Nancy says:

        I’m not trying to rain on her parade K. In general, rebound relationships after divorce don’t last, I imagine even more in front of the camera. My daughter was watching tmz and they were calling Gwen the Angie and Miranda the Jennifer. I guess people knock others to make themselves feel better. No Doubt they will all figure it out and make good choices

      • K says:

        No I know. I just get frustrated with the idea that celebrities always have to be sending a message or there is some grand scheme at work like the who is the Angie who is the Jen. It’s annoying.

        Huge chance this won’t be a forever love but I guess it could be what do I know. I just don’t think that it’s a big deal or we should read so much into it. I doubt she is thinking about the message she is sending…her team might be but I think she met a guy she has fun with, is different for her, is good with her kids, is kind, and thought ok why not.

        The rest is just annoying. Let them live there life a bit (not you btw) and yes I know me commenting adds to the mess.

    • MoochieMom says:

      I think it s a great message. I am free. It won’t last long but she’s just living it up until reality sets in. She won’t be on the Voice forever and she has to tour as does Blake. Flings aren’t a problem. It is their lives.

  9. cleveland girl says:

    I am so sick of these 2 already (Blake and Gwen)

  10. Marrrrria says:

    I generally don’t care about it if people want to air their dirty laundry. Makes for good gossip. But it’s an issue if both parties run to the press to save face/stay relevant and children are involved. Poor kids! It’s bad enough that the divorce is nasty but to play this blame game publicly is just wrong. I hope they’re civil when their offspring is around and don’t trash talk the other parent in front of them.

  11. jinni says:

    This pr set up and the struggle “look at us” new “hot couple” pap shoot is making Gwen look pretty pathetic in my eyes. Also her team is using the classic tab story to explain why G and G’s marriage broke up, except the genders are reversed. Instead of the nagging wife that complains about how much of a terrible parent the husband/ controlled everything. While the new chick is fun and carefree and has helped his ego. We’ve got Gavin as nagging wife and Gwen as ego bruised husband with Blake as new fun chick. Both guys are cheaters, so she’s not winning anything and is looking ridiculous by participating in this sham to boot.

    • Naya says:

      Both guys are cheaters and shes a cheat too (I’m pretty sire Gavin is right to question the timelines). None of these people are catches but then again I’ve never been a Gwen fan and her Harashuku girls exploitation still makes me heave.

  12. What's inside says:

    Butthurt? Now that was worth a giggle and I am adding it to my repertoire. I like Blen. It is simple, clean and easy to say. Gavin, you’re toast. Get over it. Gwen, you go gurl. Life is too short to put up with less than you deserve.

  13. MrsBPitt says:

    Gwenelton just don’t look like they belong together! I know that sounds stupid! Opposites attract, and all that crap, but seriously…He’s a good ol’boy and she’s a rocker chick…I can just see Blake taking Gwen to the ranch, riding horses, hunting, while she is in full makeup, designer clothes, and stiletto boots! I think they are banging, but this isn’t going to last long….

  14. Naddie says:

    The magazine’s cover made her look like some 60 year old lady desperate to look 30.

  15. Em' says:

    Is it 1997 again ? No ?
    Then nobody wanted Gavin back on tour.

  16. Tifygodess24 says:

    It’s Hollywood, I wouldn’t be surprised if they all were cheating. Gwen doesn’t get a pass just because. I find it tacky as hell to start dating your co-worker, especially in their circumstances.

    • kcarp says:

      Right…Everyone was probably doing a few people on the side.

      I don’t buy this whole relationship thing. I think Blake is sticking it to Miranda and I think Gwen is in it for the giggles.

      I don’t see Blake really being into a woman 46 years old with 3 kids. I see Blake more as the type to date a waitress he met at Applebees or something.

      • ohdear says:

        out of curiosity @kcarp – do you think that because of the public dialogue of the coaches over the last few years or because you have been following Blake for years and have a strong sense of who he is.

        (Below is just a general comment on public perception, not these two specifically, and not in reply to @kcarp specifically.)
        I only ask because I keep hearing that so and so is a cheater, hates kids, wouldn’t do this, and wonder how much of these stories become the ‘truth’ for celebrities because they have been repeated numerous times.
        And yet, I think Blake is a family guy. He talks about the value of family. He always said he was waiting until MIranda wanted kids because it was her body and her career to manage. Then he said no, they weren’t having kids in a recent interview. I don’t know if he cheats. He hasn’t had anyone come forward with evidence (and the crazy singer doesn’t count, because her story was out way before she met Blake, and she just changed the person). Gavin has spoken about Marilyn, Adam admits he was promiscuous, CeeLo got caught with drugs. I would hate to be famous and not have control over how I was perceived. I don’t think Blake cares, which is part of the problem for his image too.

  17. als says:

    I don’t think Gwen moved on without securing a back-up plan/ man for herself (most people don’t break up without finding someone new – like when you hate your job but you can’t quit without finding a new one). Not sure if she cheated but I bet it was something there that gave her an extra push to file for divorce.

    Maybe she projects a rebellious/ quirky persona through her clothes, but I think her personality is the opposite and this PR campaign in which she is participating proves it.

    • Emily says:

      I agree. The way I see it, this is one of three things. 1) Totally PR relationship, 2) A friends w benefits sort of thing being used to “hurt” their exes, or 3) This was happening prior to the divorces.
      The fact that they are together isn’t what is weird to me. The dating announcement and statements made by Gwen to Ryan Seacrest make me think this is something different. I could be wrong, but if this were a real legitimate & new relationship, why the formal announcement? Why would he take her to Nashville with him? Just all very strange to me. Usually real Hollywood relationships don’t take this extreme PR route so early.

      • ohdear says:

        I imagine she went to Nashville because their schedules only allow for hanging out at certain times. They are able to be together now because of the Voice shooting schedule. When it’s done, getting together will be more challenging. I don’t find that weird, just more convenient.

        The same argument for timing – this is when they are together. They will each tour, she will have her kids, she’s in California, he is in Oklahoma. They can’t move in each other’s circles without people talking, so they had to acknowledge it at some point. And it wont last too long beyond the season, but that doesn’t make their relationship a PR setup, just super convenient for the PR people.

    • Sender says:

      I’m sure the timing of moving on was completely related to The Voice. Gwen needed to save her Voice earnings and anything the Voice publicity brought her for herself given the no pre-nup situation.

  18. sara says:

    Am I the only one who always found Gavin Rossdale to be skeevy and just gross? He always screamed cheater and just a “not involved” husband/father. I never understood the attraction.

  19. Skins says:

    Look at me, I’m dating, look at me holding hands, look at me emoting in my new video, Dammit LOOK AT ME!

  20. wendi says:

    especially since Gwen “browbeat” him into staying home with the kids for fear that if he went on tour
    I don’t think there’s any risk of Gavin being perceived as a ‘stay at home dad’ – at least in the sense that he’s actually hands on with his kids. Sure there are photo ops with him strolling around with them, but there is always, always, always at least 1 nanny along to do the real work. Not to mention the fact that he’s actually stated point blank that he doesn’t do diapers. Nice.

  21. Artemis says:

    Gavin is in no position to try and make her out as a cheater. He’s been cheating before their marriage and during. He’s just mad she moved on so quick after he was her n°1 for so many years. Must suck when you finally aren’t in control of the relationship anymore :)

    As for the ‘quickness’ of this relationship. The Rossdales were bad for YEARS, sometimes you just want to have fun again. Gwen is also rich, I’m sure she has her fun besides being with Blake meaning pampering herself etc.

    And the PR-angle is understandable. They are in the public eye so either you control the narrative or the media decides the narrative. All the parties involved know what it’s like when the media is in control so they are letting the public know that they want to be in charge. Happens ALL the time and I tip my hat off. This is how you have to live your life when you’re an A-lister, you have to be a control freak. So many fail to survive media scrutiny, good for Gwen to not let her failed marriage control her story.

  22. georgia says:

    WTF is gwake? That’s sounds like some breakfast cereal shit. You eat qwake and drink coffee in the morning.

  23. Sender says:

    This situation is very similar to JLo. She had a control freak on her hands and needed out. The PR protection of Idol helped her do it. That and the career boost. Gwen is just following suit.
    I don’t blame either of them. I’m glad they both knew they had to leave unhealthy relationships.

  24. Andrea says:

    I find this whole thing getting odd—at the start I thought ok, Gwen caught him cheating and finally was like I can’t take this anymore–poor Gwen, but this? It smells fishy, the timing, the relationship, and I don’t know about some of you, but Blake looks like some average Joe I could pick up at a local southern bar.

    Gavin was controlling? If so, you look stupid for putting up with it for so long! You browbeat him from going on tour? Hello, you both were musicians when you hooked up, did you think it was going to go away, your careers? She sounds very naive for 46 years old.

  25. Mollie says:

    I contend that Gwen is with Blake for a publicity stunt. Not because he is “not a control freak”.

    • emma says:

      I think that she found him charming because no other guys have been charming like that… schmoozing and macking hard. But maybe not relationship material. But she is fame hungry, so it probably turned into a PR thing. Or more than it would have been otherwise.

  26. MrsBPitt says:

    Here are some of the lyrics to Gwen and Blake’s new duet:

    Blake: I’m a little bit country
    Gwen: I’m a little bit rock ‘n roll
    Blake: I’m a little bit scumbag with a little sleaze in my soul
    Gwen: I’m a little bit airhead, and like my man to be a big asshole

    The new Donny and Marie! lol

  27. Harryg says:

    I’m just amazed by that white hair. How often do you have to bleach? Twice a week at least.

    • Veronica says:

      I had bleached hair all of last year, so I can actually answer this. :P I’d say it’s about every two weeks if your hair is naturally darker, and once a month if you’re a lighter blonde. It also depends on your hair – even though my hair is brown, I would only bleach it once a month because my hair is naturally wavy and slightly drier, so bleaching it too often would seriously damage it. People with more oily hair can get away with more frequent bleachings – and of course, the closer to blonde the natural color is, the less damage it takes on because it doesn’t have to be exposed to peroxide as long.

      (Of course, that’s just the initial bleaching process. If you want to tint it for tone, the damage – and the price! – increases significantly.)

  28. WhoWouldnt says:

    I used to love Gwen back in the day. Now she’s like any other 40 year old trying to look 30. Way too skinny, way too much Botox. Ugh. And dating ultimate douche bags. So sick of hearing about this stunt relationship. They all deserve each other.

    • meme says:

      I find her sad. she’s desperate to remain youthful looking and relevant. Madonna Lite. Plus she recovered way too quickly for all the pain and “tragedy” she’s endured since, what, the summer?

      • Veronica says:

        The recovery is probably the least suspicious thing about her rebound, honestly. Most marriages headed toward divorce are over WAY before both parties admit it’s time to end things, so signing those papers can be cathartic more than anything. Some of my friends have been downright giddy in the wake up a bad marriage put behind them.

    • emma says:

      I used to love her too. Nice reference to her new song. Although here and there some outfits or something remind me of why I did use to love her, she is completely annoying now and maybe Hollywood just got to her head.

      Her brother, Eric, made No Doubt what it was. And the other dudes, Tony, Tom, & Adrian, made the music good. Her lyrics suck most of the time and she put up a good act of being punky and fun. Maybe she’s always been like this…

  29. claire mc says:

    For someone her age who breastfed 3 kids, her breasts have held up pretty well. I wish I could say the same – limp, saggy, flat is all I have to show for it lol!

    • teriPK says:

      she’s got a modest breast augmentation in the 2000s too. I think she keeps up maintenance on herself too. I love the girl, I think people are wrong to think her youthful appearance is all due to surgery cause it isn’t. She’s like Catherine zeta-jones age, as well as pamela anderson, and they look way older than her. So part of it is just great genes on her part and a very disciplined diet and workout routine. But part of it is some tweaking too, she and J. LO just do it better than most.

  30. Veronica says:

    I say f*ck it. Let her run her PR campaign. Rossdale always struck me as kind of a douche, and she wasted plenty of her youth on him. I’m sure she made her fair share of mistakes in that relationship, but it’s over now and she can start fresh. I’m fine with her getting some of that out of her system and using Shelton as a jump off. (The only thing he should be used for, honestly. The guy is a complete slut and should just accept that he’s not meant for marriage.)

  31. Noodles says:

    How controlling can Gavin be if he cut down on touring and was the stay-at-home parent? I am not saying he is faultless but the controlling narrative does not work in this case.

    • Andrea says:

      I couldn’t agree more—seems like the blame game is running amok because maybe she was indeed cheating too?

  32. moot says:

    Um, being a control freak is different from being controlling. Because I have no problem thinking Gavin is controlling, but I also think Gwen is a control freak. A control freak is just super particular about the way things look, how they’re presented to the world, how everything comes across. Controlling is trying to make other people do what you want them to do. To me, one is about controlling things and the other is about controlling people. Some people want to do both, but I know lots of people who like to be in control of things who aren’t manipulative of other people.

    Anyway. Minor semantic point. Carry on with talking about Gwen and Gavin…

    • Andrea says:

      The questions lies was he controlling how she looked or was she worried he’d leave her if she didn’t look a certain way? She appears to still have the same look post Gavin, so I am leaning towards the latter. If that is the case, she is the control freak who possibly could not stand someone suggesting a different way of doing things (seen this happen before with friends of mine).

    • Aren says:

      You’re right, and I don’t think he was a control freak. He was always very open about not caring for her, and she’s the one who wanted to have control over him.

    • emma says:

      and is having issues with someone else pushing back against her controlling ways. Manipulative? Playing the victim card?

  33. kimbers says:

    My only judgement os the obvious PR pics being staged…gwen loses respect from many ladies for going along just to boost her personal and show brand. Boo!

  34. iheartgossip says:

    Oh Gwen. You said before you ‘won’t let Gavin tour’ because you’re afraid of groupies and all the temptations on the road. She doth protest too much. And lay off the fillers, botox and plastic surgery or your children won’t recognize you. She’s veering into Brandi (housewives) territory

    • Andrea says:

      What county does she lives in? Can you imagine if she was on RHOBH or RHOOC? I’d love it!

      • iheartgossip says:

        I’m not sure she’s emotionally mature enough to handle the other messy housewives. They would chew her up and spit her out. She’s used to having everybody kissing her skinny booty.

  35. Jayna says:

    I always thought the third baby was planned, but Gwen said in an interview maybe last year that he was a surprise baby more or less. I imagine the marriage has been on the skids for several years, and the baby just held them together for a little longer.

  36. Amy M. says:

    This pairing is so random! Probably a PR relationship but I would love it if Gavin and Miranda got together only to stick it to them. No true love, just a few months of in your face PDA all over the place. Shania Twain found love again that way at any rate!

  37. Kat Matz says:

    I love Gwen…..but what did she do to her face? She’s unrecognizable. What happened to her teeth…she’s looks like Miley Cyrus. So sad..she’s always been so beautiful and cool……it’s got to be brutal to be in Hollywood and be in your forties, but this is a la Meg Ryan weird….

  38. Kee says:

    He’s kind of lame, gwen just seems much hipper and cooler than him but whatever I guess she needs to have some fun.

  39. Jayna says:

    She’s obviously caught him screwing around on her off on tour before.

  40. Emmygrant says:

    I hope being with a supportive person like Blake will help her self esteem enough to convince her to quit with the plastics and constant hair bleaching. I don’t have trouble believing this relationship. I think both guys she was with before had the upper hand in the relationship, and with Blake it looks like it’s more of an equal partnership. As we get older, we get more perspective on what’s really important, and therefore, your “type” can change. I also believe they probably had at least an emotional affair before they got their respective divorces.

  41. JudyK says:

    I like Gwen and think she and Blake are a cute couple. Don’t have a problem with it.

    But, Gwen, PLEASE stop using “like” as every other word when you speak. You sound like a dumb Valley Girl, and you are not dumb. It is so distracting…and maddening.

  42. cala says:

    I don’t know if this has been said but Gwen’s whole angle of ” Blake makes me feel good ” and ” Blake is more fun than my ex ” sort of reminds me of ” Cool Girl ” from gone girl

  43. maggie says:

    I think there was some hanky panky going on between Blake and Gwen prior to the split.

  44. emma says:

    This whole thing is making me distrust Gwen. She doesn’t need to be trashing Gavin. I feel like they both had issues. Maybe now she’s finally with someone who is schmoozing on her and making her feel special.. since she’s always the one chasing the guy.

    And what is with all the hand holding? It’s such a weird thing to me.