Gwen Stefani is mourning with The Voice viewers. She reacted to the news that Blake Shelton left the NBC singing competition. It appears that the No Doubt singer isn’t returning to the show either. However, she didn’t share her thoughts on returning for another season.
Earlier this month, Blake Shelton shocked fans when he announced his departure from the show. He admitted it was a difficult decision. Now, fans are threatening to boycott the show after he leaves. Gwen said she feels “sorry” for the fans. Read on to learn more.
The Voice coach knows it won’t be easy
Gwen Stefani spoke to Entertainment Tonight about Blake’s exit. She admits that it won’t be easy for The Voice fans. That’s because the country singer has been part of the show since its inception. Some fans feel that Blake is the show.
The 53-year-old singer attended the 2022 Matrix Awards in New York City on Wednesday, October 26. Gwen Stefani brought along her husband as her date. She told ET Online how she feels about the news. Gwen empathizes with The Voice viewers.
“He’s brought so much joy. He’s so talented,” Gwen Stefani told ET. “I know people just wait around to laugh and watch him on TV, so I feel sorry for everybody [that] he’s gonna be gone.”
The “Slow Clap” singer hasn’t adjusted to the news either. Gwen is getting ready for Blake’s new venture. Despite what happened, she’s still very “proud” of him and all that he’s accomplished on the show. She just feels that it’s going to be really hard on the fans.
“It’s so weird Blake Shelton is leaving The Voice. I wasn’t ready, you know what I mean?” Gwen Stefani said. “I have to figure out who this new Blake’s gonna be. I’m just so proud of him.”
Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton have a date night
Blake is getting ready for his next show. He’s teaming up with The Voice host Carson Daly to produce and star in Barmageddon, in which their famous friends will compete in bar games. Gwen Stefani admitted that she’s going to appear in one of the episodes.
She was also happy to have him with her at the event. The married couple is often busy due to their respective careers. The event was founded to honor women who want to make positive changes and inspire the next line of leaders. Gwen said she was “totally honored” to attend.
— Gwen Stefani (@gwenstefani) October 28, 2022
She had a hard time absorbing the concept of it. The “Don’t Speak” singer said she had to research the event before attending. Gwen Stefani was pleasantly surprised to see how long it’s lasted. At the event, Blake presented her with an award and gushed about her humanity.
When @gwenstefani and I met on @NBCTheVoice, she seemed to be completely shocked that the women who sang for her were completely star-struck, when she turned around, but for me, it was a no-brainer” @blakeshelton pic.twitter.com/Z0zIyozV3S
— New York Women in Communications (@NYWICI) October 27, 2022
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