Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton have finally given their fans what they’ve been longing for many years now. The long-awaited engagement happened recently and fans are ecstatic about it.
The country singers shocked the world with the news of their engagement and ever since, fans have had enough to say about it. Although, the news came as a big shock to everyone. Fans and well-wishers have been showering the lovers with love and support.
Read below for more details on how Shelton got down on one knee for the love of his life Stefani.
Who Was Gwen Stefani Married To Before?
In 1995, Stefani met Gavin Rossdale a guitarist during a holiday concert for a radio station. The duo became close friends and later lovers. In September 2002, they tied the knot at St. Paul’s church in London.
Two weeks later, they decided to host their friends and families for a second wedding that took place in Los Angeles. The country musician and guitarist had three sons before she filed for a divorce 13 years later.
According to Wikipedia, the “Let Me Reintroduce Myself” singer cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for her divorce. Nevertheless, she has remained friends with Rossdale as they continue to co-parent their kids.
Blake Shelton’s Past That Led To His Future
Unlike Stefani, Shelton was married twice but his recent marriage was to an American country music singer known as Miranda Lambert. The ex-couple first became acquainted in 2005 at a concert.
They got very close and even co-wrote a song about Shelton’s brother Richie, who died in 1990 from a car crash. This track became the CMA Song of the Year in 2012. It also attained that feat in 2013 at the Country Music Awards Academy.
In 2011, Lambert and Shelton got married in Texas after he sought permission from her father. Sadly, the duo disclosed their divorce intent in July 2015.
Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton’s Love Story
For some celebrities, going in and out of relationships is like changing outfits, however, some soon find what they are looking for and decide to take a leap of faith.
Shelton and Stefani started off like any other couple who had little or no expectations after being married for many years. However, they became one of the most appreciated and adored couple in the music industry.
The lovers met while working together as judges on a musical talent show called “The Voice.” The news of their relationship sounded strange to fans, but they lived through it together.
How Did Shelton Propose?
Per “Popculture,” Stefani disclosed the details about her proposal and how it felt magical. She talked about this on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” a few days ago.
According to the 51-year-old, Shelton took her on a birthday getaway to Oklahoma to celebrate her 51-year birthday.
The “Hollaback Girl” singer went on to say that she had no idea that her boyfriend turned fiancé was planning a proposal.
“Meanwhile, I guess Blake had had this ring ready to go for a couple of weeks and nobody knew. My dad knew because on my birthday he had showed my dad and said he was going to do it,” she said.