Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton put an end to their marriage no less than three years ago, but it seems like her broken heart is still healing. During her new interview with HITS Daily Double, the country singer shared the reason why she stayed away from the media until she released her album The Weight of These Wings in 2016.
There is no doubt that the said project was very personal and a lot of it detailed her and Shelton’s divorce.
The star explained why she chose not to do a promotional tour, saying: ‘It was like going through hell, and I had already been through hell. It was hell putting it on paper, putting my words on paper. So I did not want to rehash. I had finally gotten to a place where I was not sad anymore. All the sad moments were there, all the truths were right in those songs. All you had to do was listen. I didn’t need to say anything.’
And sure enough, after the album’s release, she accepted to do an interview and exactly what she had feared happened.
‘It would’ve been taken out of context. It would’ve set up some expectation that couldn’t be met. I was very publicly going through this thing, and there wasn’t an explanation to be given.’
Lambert went on to recall that ‘When the music was out, people had listened, I got on the phone for the first interview. The first question was, ‘How do you feel about Gwen?’ I hung up. I told [my manager] Marion, I just can’t do this. What was in the music was true and I wanted people to get it just from that. Take from it what they would. Then if I needed to talk, I would. But I haven’t really. Until now.’