Gwen Stefani Says Her ‘Trust Issues’ Made Her Worried to Date Blake Shelton
The pop star, who released her third studio album, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, in March, revealed that in the beginning of her relationship with the country artist, she was concerned that their respective "trust issues" could result in a "potentially huge problem" for the both of them, causing her to have some trepidation.
"We were both having trust issues, as you would if you were us," she said, adding, "It was like, 'I have so many problems. How can I now be getting into another potentially huge problem? What am I doing?'"
Fortunately for the pair, they worked through their collective problems and came out on the other end stronger, so much so that these days, they can't help but laugh when they reminisce about the way NBC edited their time together on The Voice.
"[Blake and I] were laughing our heads off when we saw the blind auditions. I love NBC, but they for sure edited stuff to look like we were flirting," Stefani, who got divorced from Gavin Rossdale in 2015, told the magazine.
"They chose to run with that story before anything was even real. I hardly knew him. But it was like it was in the air, happening before it happened," she added of her budding romance with Shelton who, at the time, was going through a high profile breakup with his ex-wife, Miranda Lambert.
While Stefani is much happier (and in love!) these days, she did dish on the heartbreak she endured while going through her breakup with Rossdale last year, hinting at a confirmation about the Bush rocker's alleged infidelities with the former couple's nanny.
"Nobody except for my parents, the people involved, and whoever they told [knew the specifics]. Nobody would believe it if I could really say what happened. I went through months and months of torture," she revealed.
When asked if she knew that Rossdale was cheating on her at the time, Stefani played a little more coy: "All you have to do is listen to every single song I've ever written and it's all there. It's an ongoing theme that I've had for a long time."
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