Gwen Stefani on Gavin & the nanny: ‘I went through a real period of anger’

Gwen Stefani, still riding on the buzz of her new album “This is What the Truth Feels Like,” was recently interviewed by veteran rock journalist Lisa Robinson for what has become sort of a media confessional, Vanity Fair. Gwen talked about the new album and pretty much confirmed what we knew for quite a while – that her husband, Bush singer Gavin Rossdale, cheated on her with the nanny.

Lisa tactfully posed the question, “Reportedly, after you found out Gavin was allegedly having an affair with the nanny, you filed for divorce, and then you wrote “Used to Love You.” Do you consider it a “revenge” song?” Gwen replied, “I went through a real period of anger, but I felt like this song was almost like a forgiveness song. It’s admitting, I used to love you and now I don’t.” Yep. Definitely an “I hate you for hooking up with the woman we paid to take care of our children” kind of song. I guess that just needed to get out into the open. Here are some other highlights from the interview:

Does Gwen have a work-life balance?: “I don’t. There’s always been days when it doesn’t really work out. Sometimes I’d get physically ill from the guilt of wanting to please everyone—that’s my nature — I hate anyone to be unhappy.”

Why the solo stuff?: “I love being in that band and we’re like a family. But sometimes I felt like I couldn’t do other things I wanted to do—like costume changes and girl stuff that I was always interested in. Plus, I really loved a lot of Prince…and 80s dance music. So when the band took a break, I was excited to work with a lot of different people.”

Is Gwen in love now?: “Yeah, for sure. I don’t really want to go into that relationship, and God knows what’s going to happen. But I feel like I’m in an amazing songwriting place; instead of being closed off, I’m thinking about positivity and how I can do something creative. I’m just doing what I want to do. It’s so incredible to be in that zone. I’m always looking for the next song, and now I don’t have to be insecure or write about heartache.”

[From Vanity Fair]

Vanity Fair seems to have cornered the market on covering nanny scandals, even getting Jennifer Garner to talk about nanny Christine Ouzounian’s affair with her husband. In an interview for the magazine’s March 2016 issue, Jen talks openly about her “nanny-gate,” saying:

“Let me just tell you something. We had been separated for months before I ever heard about the nanny. She had nothing to do with our decision to divorce. She was not a part of the equation. Bad judgment? Yes. It’s not great for your kids for [a nanny] to disappear from their lives.”

[From Vanity Fair]

As for Gwen, she’s still happy as a clam about her new romance with Blake Shelton. She’s in New York, preparing for her musical guest stint on Saturday Night Live (with host Peter Dinklage – set your DVRs, this is sure to be epic!) and has taken to Snapchat to document her trip. She heard her beau Blake playing as she roamed the hallways of 30 Rock and got all smiley.

And then there’s this…

I am a fan of Gwen, Blake and true love, so I’m still Team Gwake. I think the Vanity Fair piece could – and should – be the last word on Gwen’s past relationship troubles, but I doubt she’ll stop talking about it. Side note: so glad I never had kids, as after Jen and Gwen’s stories, I’d be terrified to hire a nanny. Maybe Mrs. Doubtfire, but nobody else.

Gwen Stefani seen snapchatting paparazzi as she leaves the Empire State Building

Gwen Stefani seen snapchatting paparazzi as she leaves the Empire State Building

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  1. Prairiegirl says:

    Please, someone ID those jeans/pants in the photos above. Want.

  2. Jayna says:

    Gwen is so darn pretty, but she is ruining it with the arched dark eyebrows, the heavy, heavy eyemakeup with awful false lashes that are too much, and all the fillers and botox and sometimes lips too big. She is in her mid 40s like Jennifer Lopez, and there’s some photos from J-LO on the View. She’s an absolute vision and glowing complexion, not all stiff faced and shelacked with makeup and filler.

    Look at Gwen here three years ago. No tattooed eyebrows or whatever she’s doing to them, much softer and lower. I guess because she wasn’t overbotoxed back then. Much softer eye makeup. No real filler to speak of. Her lips are normal. Soooo much prettier. Her face makeup isn’t so thick.

    • Kitten says:

      Too much makeup and lip fillers…it always looks tacky whether you’re a real housewife or a Kardashian or Gwen Stefani.

      Her lips look much better in that pic, but I wish she’d chill with the fire engine red lipstick. Look, I know it’s her signature look–my “signature look” in my twenties was a shit-ton of eyeshadow and kohl eyeliner, but that look just doesn’t translate well into my late-thirties ya know?

      Less is more, Gwen.

    • Deedee says:

      Agreed. the liner is a little too strong for my taste, but she looks much better.

    • tmc says:

      what a nice picture! That was a great look for her. I have only recently come to appreciate her, I appreciate the way No Doubt started and her passion for music … but something is up with the heavy make up and only wearing make up around Gavin, etc. We often get weird messages as children … so one part of her ending up being this cool rock star musician edgy person and then there is the split of whatever the other side might be with the obsession with guys, children, marriage, her looks. I like her comment about Blake and not being sure where it will go. At least that has a dose of reality.

      • Jayna says:

        That was an odd thing, back when she said Gavin liked her to wear her makeup even in the house, so she always did that to please him. What kind of message does that send, telling his wife he wants her in makeup even at home. Most men love women all natural at home. I have a feeling Blake could be good for Gwen in many ways.

      • WTW says:

        @Jayna To my recollection, Gavin never required this or said this. Gwen said she liked looking good for him, which to her meant wearing makeup every day all day. I wouldn’t be surprised if Gavin’s next lady (or lad) was completely toned down makeup wise.

      • Magnoliarose says:

        WTW-Yes she said it about Gavin. Not for nothing he had a thing with Marilyn who I believe was only in drag at the time and not transsexual.

      • Kate says:

        That wasn’t about Gavin, she was like with her other ex as well.

        She never said Gavin asked or told her to wear makeup around the house, just that she always did. They had lots of break-ups pre-marriage and she never lightened up on her makeup routine when they weren’t together.

  3. LookyLoo says:

    Worry about your husband, not the nanny. The last line is so woman-blaming. No one can “steal” a man who doesn’t want to be stolen.

    • Alix says:

      ^^^ THIS

    • Patricia says:

      Totally agree.
      If it wasn’t the nanny it would have been someone else.

    • Susan says:

      This! I’m of the school of thought that if you give someone enough rope they will hang themselves. If he can’t be trusted, better you find out sooner and move on to something better. Leashes don’t work long term.

    • Jules says:

      And I always thought he would cheat with a male nanny…………..

      • Redgrl says:

        Ha! Yes and his former transgender partner, Marilyn, looks a lot like Gwen… I’ve thought that for ages…

    • Kate says:

      I read this stuff all the time — blame the man not the woman and I get it, but why are they not BOTH to blame? It takes two people to engage in this conduct. Here, the nanny obviously knew about the marriage, the kids, etc. Why does she not share in the blame? Even if she is a woman? She’s a horrible person for doing what she did. She deserves every bit of shaming, scrutiny, ridicule, just as he does for being a lying, cheating dirt bag.

      • Naya says:

        There are lots of reasons why people say focus on the dude. The best one is for your own peace of mind; you cant police every woman but you can find a faithful man. Also, what the woman did was unethical but the real betrayal is from whoever looked you in the eye and made vows to you. Finally, we dont know what manipulations the spouse played. He may claim that the marriage is over, that only reason X is holding him back and the nanny can actually confirm the marital breakdown that the guy is describing because she is witnessing it.

        You cant alter her behavior but you can influence his. So save yourself a lot of headache and just focus on your spouse.

      • ohdear says:

        probably because the man made the commitment, and is breaking the vow? I understand your comment, but that would be my answer to your question. The spouse has more invested because he entered the marriage and built the family. The other person hasn’t done either.

      • majicou says:

        The nanny didn’t get married to the wife. It takes two people to engage in that conduct, but only one person is breaking marriage vows.

    • Elisa the I. says:


    • Embee says:

      Agree. My man refuses to let our nanny be around him for more than it takes to drop off the kiddo (unless her boyfriend, who also works for us) is there doing work. He takes the position that it isn’t worth the trouble it could cause in speculation. He’s highly aware of the cliche and he understands what a young, financially vulnerable woman would have to gain by seducing him (not that we believe our nanny would but it happens all the time) and so he is very arms-length and professional with her. I don’t worry at all, but if it did happen I would absolutely hold him accountable for the betrayal, and her for the breach of professioanlism.

      • Magnoliarose says:

        I never suspected or imagined it with my ex. It’s not his thing to do. He grew up with nannies so sees them as employees who deserve respect and thinks it’s a gross thing to do. We screened hard and he preferred older women, not for fear of cheating, but for experience. We are on the same page there.

      • HeyThere! says:


        Does it really?? Or just to famous people who can’t ever leave their penis in their pants to begin with?? I ask because I was a nanny for almost 13 years and knew tons of other people’s awful, embarrassing secrets but sleeping with one of the hundreds of local nannies was never happening. Believe me, I would find out. The only thing that happens in many gated communities is that the SAHM with sleep with one of the dads on the block who was home more than her doctor husband. No joke, I saw many people move away because of spouses sleeping with neighbors.

        Being a nanny is HARD work. I can’t believe all the slack it gives nannies around the world. Nannies are not he problem here. Yes, I have had men act inappropriately but it wasn’t the husband. It was always the single BIL, or the lawn care young guy type.

    • Really says:

      Perfectly stated! I have had two nannies for my children and in three years the concern has never crossed my mind.

    • majicou says:

      Yep, if the husband is famous, he’s going to have access to a lot of women, and if there’s not a nanny, it’s just going to be someone else.

  4. Snazzy says:

    Ms Doubtfire would be the best nanny ever :D
    Otherwise, WTF is she wearing in that top pic? That vest, jacket whatever looks a Mother’s Day present made by a 3 year old.

  5. Bishg says:

    How many pictures of Gwen holding her phone in front of her face can we stand!?
    She seems a bit obsessed with selfies ans social media lately.

    • Esmom says:

      I know, I was thinking the same thing. She’s like a middle school or high school girl.

    • Susan says:

      Agreed. She’s my age but sometimes I feel her behavior indicates she could be my teenaged niece.

    • ohdear says:

      I’ve seen quite a few celebrities do this, and I think they are documenting the paparazzi. I don’t know if it’s so they can make note of who the photographers are, or to let the paparazzi know they are observed so they are cautious and keep their distance?

  6. Pinky says:

    Kids don’t ruin relationships. Shitty people do.


  7. Kitten says:

    She seems like a completely different person to me, and I’m not just talking about the new face. Growing up, she was this iconic representation of feminism and “girl power” (what we called it in the 90s) who seemed so confident and sure of herself.
    Now…not so much.

    I can’t imagine how devastating her breakup was and she has all my sympathy for that, but if I’m being honest, I’m not a huge fan of post-Gavin Gwen. She seems so insecure and try-hard to me now, from the OTT plastic surgery to her teenage-y thirsty relationship with Blake. Maybe it’s just a matter of me growing up and seeing her for who she really is- maybe the girl power shit was just an act-but I liked the Gwen from my teen years far more than this sad lady.

    • Susan says:

      Totally agree with you. She’s my age and so naturally I worshipped her in the 90s. Now…she seems so juvenile. And desperate

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      She might come back stronger than ever. She might not, but divorce and infidelity really shake your foundations. I went through a period after my divorce when I felt desperate to prove to myself that I was sexually attractive and a nice person, and I had all of this hurt and anger and confusion inside. It took me a couple years to settle down and put it all back together in a way wasn’t sort of embarrassing. No matter how strong you are, when you trust someone with your heart and that trust is misplaced, it turns your world around a bit. I hope you get your old girl back.

      • Kitten says:

        You’re a nice person, Gnat. You’re probably right that she’s just going through a bit of a mid-life crisis spurred by a painful divorce, but the 16 year old in me wants Cool Gwen back. I do hope she comes back stronger, though.

      • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

        No, I completely get your point, I just hope for your sake that she’ll settle down.

      • Magnoliarose says:

        So many Yesses to what you said. I’m there now and it is why I am soft on Gwen. I try to get my inner badass back but she’s battered and bruised right now. I have never doubted myself as I have in the last 2 years.

    • Tammy White says:

      I’m going to cut her some slack here. She was madly in love with Gavin, more than he was in with her. She always seemed like she was seeking his approval, so the girl power stuff seemed like an act. She has a baby at 40ish & then finds out about he was sleeping with the nanny, a woman 15 years plus younger than her. That destroys anyone’s self esteem..Plus she went through this in the public eye. Hopefully those closest to her will tell her to lay off the makeup & messing with her face.

      • 3mmz says:

        Don’t you find it odd how quickly they got together?

        Don’t get me wrong…not saying she should be crying for him because he is clearly a dog….but after being with someone for 20 years and having 3 small kids…wouldn’t you want to wait before for a year or so before jumping into another relationship?

        Also the guy she happens to be with now also has a ‘dodgy’ past. Left his wife for Miranda, runners that he and Miranda were cheating on each other, and he is also 7 years younger with no kids of his own. What happens when he wants to have kids?

      • Kitten says:

        All fair points, Tammy. Maybe I’m being overly-harsh….I get sentimental about No Doubt though because that was kind of a big deal back then to have a female singer in a ska band. She repped that skater style that all my friends and I were into…IDK. I just feel disillusioned. And cranky. Don’t forget the crankiness….

      • Nancy says:

        I agree with you Kitten and stop apologizing for being cranky. You’re allowed. No Doubt was it back then…..and Tragic Kingdom could never be duplicated. I loved every single song on the album. Gwen takes her heartbreak seriously and I imagine if I were in her position, I’d be the same emotional mess and probably charged with some sort of crime on the nanny or him or both or him or the nanny or……ugh. Don’t speak I don’t want to hear what you’re saying, so please stop explaining, don’t tell me cause it hurts. Ah the old days…..

    • Jayna says:

      Than nanny was with her for seven years. So I imagine a pretty close relationship and that she confided in her and probably confided in her about Gavin a lot. So I think this is beyond the breakup of a marriage and an affair. This is a longstanding betrayal in your own home by two people you thought cared about you.

      I remember how messed up Shania Twain was and still is over the betrayal in her own home. Gwen’s went on much longer, three years. I don’t think she’s even scratched the surface of recovering from that.

      I think she’s always been insecure in ways, but this implosion threw her into full-blown insecurity.

      • Sammi says:

        Harsh or now Gavin always had a rep for rubbish like that. He has always been a playboy….and he cheated on her with Courtney Love before they get married.

        If a guy cheats once, he was cheat again. I feel sorry for her and all but the fact that she is even with Blake seems to suggest she isn’t too bright.
        Leave my cheating dog of a hubby for another cheating dog….how does that make sense?

      • Nancy says:

        @Jayna: I had forgotten about Shania. They were the golden couple and the rat falls in love with her best friend. I remember she really had a meltdown being betrayed so blatantly. She thought she would never perform again. That, and losing her parents so young and mothering her siblings. She never did really come back. You look at someone like her so beautiful and the body back then and think what a life. I know she got remarried and hope she’s happy and her ex’s (husband and best friend) are miserable. What classless low lives.

      • Marie says:

        Great point. I watched Shania’s interviews about this betrayal and read excerpts from her book. It was devastating, and she really did a great job explaining the horror and loss of trust and paranoia (you lose all sense of trust in your own judgement) and desolation she felt. She said she couldn’t get warm, physically, she was numb, ice-cold for weeks. She kept piling on layers of clothing and coats, she was physically ill, and then she lost her voice. It’s a great story for those seeking to understand the betrayal of a spouse and a best friend to a woman. The desecration when the two people you trust most in the world plot against you, lie to you, demean you, humiliate you and then turn their backs on you. Stardom, fame, money are not protections against this kind of absolute loss. I have enormous respect for women who manage to navigate this life trauma and come back from it.

    • Size Does Matter says:

      I agree. But I’m happy for this dose of angry Gwen, as opposed to broken Gwen we’ve gotten from the other recent interviews, needing Blake to heal.

    • Bridget says:

      You’re mixing up professional, confident Gwen with what she was reportedly like in her personal life. You can see hints of her insecurity through her entire relationship with Gavin, when you actually go back and look, but I think because we in the public already had the perception that HE was the lucky one to be with HER, we missed the hints that she actually felt the opposite. And can you blame her? I don’t think she ever felt truly secure in her relationship with Gavin, and that’s gotta screw you up just a little but to live your life like that for over a decade.

      • Magnoliarose says:

        You are right and I think he fostered her insecurities and used them against her.

      • Marie says:

        Yes, Magnoliarose, he hurt her in the most vile calculated way possible. It was the ultimate middle finger to all their years together. I think he had a lot of hate and jealousy towards her.

      • Apsutter says:

        Yea I think he was probably emotionally abusive and gaslighting her a little bit

  8. Esmom says:

    The rodeo clown meets Laverne and Shirley look might work for some, but I think she looks kinda ridiculous. And that constant looking at her phone, ugh!

    • Kitten says:

      Such an awful outfit. Atrocious.

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      Let’s take a good look. Are those white things…pockets? And that prissy little scarf? And those pointy shoes? With sheer black hose? With rolled up jeans? Superhero top under black leather and vinyl and fur jacket? Who even owns one of these crazy pieces, let alone puts them together?

      • Esmom says:

        I know, I analyzed each element, too! I think the pants — denim, ya’ll! — are seriously a nod to her boyfriend’s country genre. The rest, I don’t know. Including the overprocessed hair. I always think one day it’s all going to fall right out of her head in clumps.

  9. sofie says:

    Love gwen!! but please leave your face alone.

  10. Nancy says:

    So much for the natural look. She’s gilding the lily a bit with the heartbreak blues, but she is an emotional women. Does she love Blake or want to rip out Gavin’s intestines. She needs to chill.

    • Samantha says:

      I don’t get it…

      They are very different and opposites attract and all….but the way they have been so in your face with this new relationship…it just seems weird,

      But then another part of me thinks why would she want to be basically a Kardashian? She isn’t some D-llister….she is a rich and successful musician….What is her gain from ‘faking’ this? I know she has an album out but she is still a household name and it would sale regardless…

      Blake is also a big country star….maybe its real love lol.

      • Jayna says:

        Oh, I think it’s definite love/infatuation.Not only Gwen and the kids went to Oklahoma to Blake’s house over Easter vacation but so did her brother and his family. Then on Easter Sunday there’s a photo of Blake over at Gwen’s parents’ house and them greeting him outside and him hugging the mother. I think Gwen and the kids came later arriving after church, or maybe he came after they got there. They are obviously a couple and in each other’s lives.

        The question is will it last, or was it friends together at the right time growing closer when their marriages ended and only meant for this period of time and will end eventually. I kind of hope they last. I love Blake..

      • Kate says:

        That just seems insane to me, involving the kids so much in a new relationship, just months after a divorce. I’ve known a lot of people who’ve dived right into a serious relationship post-divorce, but still, no one was meeting the kids for at least a year.

  11. Samantha says:

    What do you guys make of this new relationship with Blake Shelton? I know you never know whats going on but I just can’t make them out.

    I have seen them everywhere and lot of people think its PR driven. At first…although I was kinda shocked how quickly they got through their divorces and started a new relationship…I always had Gwen as genuine and thought maybe it could be real (maybe it even is!).

    However since they have been dating she has been so media attention crazy it’s weird…because she has never been like that her entire career.

    The paps have ‘happened’ to catch a picture perfect glimpse of her face timing him whilst out and about (roll eyes),….it just seems so Kardashian basically. I am kinda shocked a woman who got out of a 20 year relationship, who is 46 year old mother of three young kids is just being so open.

    Maybe it is real….but didn’t Blake cheat on his first wife with Miranda, and is known to be a bit of a womaniser? After what Gavin did to her…why would you want to be with that kind of man?

    • Kate says:

      From my sources in Nashville, the consensus is the relationship is real. It isn’t a PR stunt. BUT no one sees it lasting long-term — just not really compatible (moonshine-drinking country red neck isn’t going to last with a globe-trotting cosmopolitan woman)

      • islandwalker says:

        “Moonshine-drinking country red neck”- No stereo-typing there. Geez.

      • anon33 says:

        Except in Shelton’s case, its not a stereotype. That’s who he is. He has literally posted pics of moonshine and statuses about how drunk he is.

  12. DeeDee says:

    Do you guys Gwake (lol) will last?

    I am happy for her and all…she looks happy but rebounds just never seem to last imo. Also she is 46 and he is 39. What happens when he wants children of his own?

    If they are just having fun then thats fine…but she seems to really take her relationships seriously and basically pour her whole heart into it….Isn’t Blake also known to be bit of a flirt and womanzer? Will he stay faithful to her? He has already left two women before…is he the kind of man you can trust to settle down with?

    • Jayna says:

      Miranda was cheating on him. I think he wanted kids with Miranda, and she’s the one that wanted out of the marriage. I just don’t think she thought he would pull the plug so fast and maybe just have a separation. She said he was a great husband and the bar was set high for the next guy, or something like that, to live up to. I think he was really hurt over Miranda. Gwen was devastated over Gavin. And that’s the bond that drew them together at first , two wounded people who were attracted to each other and realized there was something there.

    • Nancy says:

      Will they last? She is such a romantic and I’m sure she hopes it will. But this is a rebound relationship for both of them. I think she’s a forever girl and he’s Blake Sheldon. I don’t know if he could make any relationship last. She’s had two major loves and lost both of them. Personally I think she could do much better than Blake, and don’t think this will pass the test of time.

    • Gg says:

      She just posted on Instagram that she’s expecting a girl!!!!!
      If this is an April Fool’s joke it’s sickening. If not… discuss!
      She always wanted a girl with Gavin, now with Blake she’s got one…The nanny Mindy is pregnant, what if Gwen suspects/knows it’s Gavin’s?

      • Nancy says:

        They already shot it down as an April Fools response to Us Magazine who said she was pregnant. It would make people’s head spin if it had been true though. The nanny is pregnant???? I hadn’t heard that one.

      • Colette says:

        Why is saying you are pregnant for an April Fools Day sickening? I did it a few years ago.

  13. Jayna says:

    I thought it was sweet when Blake showed like five or six So This is What the Truth Feels Like CDs on his bed and tweeted, “I may have gone overboard.” It was the day or so the album dropped. I thought it was cute and supportive.

    • Jenny's says:

      ^^^^That reason alone is why I think this relationship is destined to fail.
      They and especially her have become all to ‘showy’ with this new romance. She has never had that persona so it seems all a bit weird why she suddenly had adopted it now.

      I don’t see them as faking the whole thing as such for PR…but the constant snap-chats, face-timing in public, selfies, comments etc…when it reaches that point, the relationship never seems to work. It’s like the couple always showing off their romance on Facebook and then the inevitable split happens…roll eyes.

      I also don’t see why after being take for an absolute ride by her ex, she would to date another cheater….but hey I may be wrong and it’s real love lol!

      • ohdear says:

        Blake supported Miranda whenever she had business ventures, music or was up for awards. He isn’t in her snapchats (he was a blur in one), he isn’t talking about her a ton. She is doing most of the talking, which she said in the interview is who she is. She wears her heart on her sleeve.

        And she was like this when she and Gavin started and the older two boys were little. There just wasn’t (as much?) social media for her to use – she relied on paps. I have never been a big Gwen fan, but her kids, her and Gavin were photographed a lot.

  14. Jayna says:

    Glake doesn’t work. I would call them Shelfani. LOL

  15. suzanne says:

    They say you stop maturing at the age you became famous…this seems about right for Gwen.

  16. The Original Mia says:

    She’s running her divorce and new relationship into the ground. I mean…damn. He cheated. You dumped him and got a new boo, Gwen. Bravo! Can you maybe dial down the publicity tour and think about your kids and how they will be able to google all of this in coming years? Just a thought. Your kids, you & Gavin traumatize them how you want.

    • Jayna says:

      She had an album coming out. It is so hard for someone her age to sell an album. It’s hard for someone young. It was about her breakup and falling in lust gain. The girl was out selling it. Guess what. I went number one. Her first number one solo album. Not huge sales but big enough for this climate.

      So there was a method to her madness. She wasn’t out there doing the talk circuit to say poor me for nothing. She was out pushing the theme of the album.

  17. chrissy says:

    you are glad you didn’t have kids because you couldn’t deal with hiring a nanny? First world PROBLEMS. Gwen is awesome. Glad she is happy. She looks great also.

  18. Isa says:

    I know a lot of people don’t like her make up or whatever tweaking she’s done to her face but I do. I think she looks really pretty in the photo with the white collar. She’s always loved heavy make up, it seems to make her happy.

    • Gamer girl says:

      I actually feel bad for her

      Always had her as feisty and edgy but after reading her interviews you can tell she has issues emotionally..not sure if they are purely down to Gavin or not ..

      She wears way too much make up. What does she look like without makeup? I have always wondered about that.

  19. iheartgossip says:

    Oh Gwen. Honey. Just stop already. I’m finding the ‘nanny’ story to be b.s.

  20. Zaytabogota says:

    It must be really hard to cope with finding out that your husband, the person who is supposed to love you and whom you trust, has been banging the nanny for three years!!! A woman you welcomed into your home, trusted with your children and reportedly Gwen was really kind to her, befriended her and was always gifting her with clothes and jewellery. The double betrayal would shatter your entire core and for it to have gone on for so long without you noticing – you would be side eyeing everybody, wondering what they’re doing behind your back.

    I admire the way she has pulled through this despite the loss of confidence and insecurity in her body language since this has happened. She’s getting her mojo back. Blake is obviously doing her a lot of good. The best way to get over somebody is to get under someone else!

    • Marie says:

      ITA with you. She’s showing her strength and courage in getting out there and picking up the pieces of her life. It’s great to see someone standing up and fighting back at two people who tried to crush her. Her ex really tried to humiliate and hurt her and her friend/nanny tried to become her and usurp her role in her own family. Instead they both lost everything and Gwen is continuing on with her life and family and career.
      Nanny? who?
      Gavin? who?

  21. Apsutter says:

    I actually love ‘I Used To Love You’ because it hits very close to home. I remember, vividly, about a year or so after I left my cheating ex when I thought I had dealt with every single emotion relating to him I was driving home in the springtime and I saw all these beautiful yellow flowers blooming and it just immediately came to mind that he used to call me buttercup and that it would never happen again. I had such a gut reaction to it…pulled over and cried but then had a real epiphany that even though it ended bad and he was an ass that there was a lot of good/happy times that I can remember fondly and just let go of the bad. And that was when I really gave myself permission to let go.

    • Magnoliarose says:

      Yes so much this. I found myself crying a little watching my son swim the other day. He’s a little thing and he just loves the water like I do, but his father is a superior swimmer and taught him to butterfly. He’s doing it baby style but it’s so cute watching how proud he is and then he said, “Mommy I’m going to get real good to show Daddy” and I felt like someone had kicked my heart in. My kids still think he’s a hero and I dread the day they figure him out.
      You think you are fine but then something body slams you out of nowhere.

      I can’t even imagine if it was so public. Now though I want Gwen to settle down more and just enjoy but I get the urge to say F you Gavin and nanny bish. Look I’m happy and have a hot record Bush boy has been. Ha effing ha!

  22. Gamer girl says:

    Is Gwen weak lol? I understand she was horribly messed about by her ex, but this Blake Shelton thing is just mind boggling lol…

    Why would you leave your cheating ex for another cheating fool? Blake cheated on his first wife didn’t he..hence why nobody really feels bad for Miranda..and Rumours are he cheated on Miranda as well.
    Once a cheat always a cheat no matter how much they will claim to have changed.

    Surely Blake will eventually cheat on Gwen especially when he seems to be a bit of a flirt and their hectic schedules on the road?

  23. Marie says:

    I can’t even imagine the betrayal and disgust when you come to the realization that your husband/lover/soulmate and the other person you trust most in the world, the caretaker of your children, are betraying you and lying to your face about it, in your own home, in front of your children. And to have that happen in the public eye, in an age of round the clock media and paparazzi coverage? It takes a strong woman to come through something like that and be able to hold her head up and walk out the door every day, much less continue on with a public life and creative career. I commend her.

    • Gamer girl says:

      Your right but that’s the price you pay of being a famous star..

      It was horrible what happened but people need to get a grip a bit. She isn’t the only big celeb to have gotten divorced or be-cheated on. If anything, I don’t even know why people are surprised…Gavin has been cheating on her like since they got together…to the extent that many thought they had an open marriage!
      Even listening to her earlier music you can see he was basically a playboy who can’t keep it in his pants lol..yet she went on to have kids with him and stay with him for like 20 years.
      I heard legit rumours that he would even hit on openly on some of the fans who came to his shows…so it’s no surprise he did what he did.

      Not ranting at you…just stating it shouldn’t be a shock to people that he betrayed her.

  24. EM says:

    How old is she? 40 going on 16? For as long as I can remember, she has always come across as a ditz in all her interviews. From her No Doubt days to now.

    • Juliezzz says:

      I don’t really see her ditzy…actually

      I’m just shocked at why she keeps allowing herself to get hurt
      My man cheated on me, I threw him in the trash and hope to find a proper man….another cheater!

      Then when he cheats on her everybody starts feeling sorry for her and saying ‘how unlucky in love she is’ . Roll eyes

      • Kate says:

        She’s always gone after men who just weren’t that into her. Her relationship with Gavin kind of reminded me of William and Kate. He wasn’t that into her and he made that clear, very clear. He dumped her numerous times, he openly cheated, he was much more effusive about other women. But she just clung on like a barnacle for years and years until finally he relented.

        He’s an a-hole, but it’s not like he hid it. She had every opportunity to see who he was, he was straight up flaunting it at times for her benefit. Instead of cutting and running, she marries and has kids with the man. I don’t have any sympathy for her or Jen Garner. They knew who they married, and they chose to bring kids into their toxic, messed up marriages.

  25. MSat says:

    Gwen + No Doubt = Awesomeness.
    Solo Gwen? Not so much. Tried to give the new album a listen but I couldn’t stand it. Too pop for me. When I hear her say, “Being in the band, I couldn’t do all the things I wanted to do,” I just think to myself – Gwennie, they were doing you a favor!

  26. TOPgirl says:

    Yes…Women do steal other people’s husbands because husbands are like the apple in the garden of eden. There are evil snakey women in the world…believe what you like but they exist. Keep praying you never meet one.