It’s not what you think. Country singer Chris Young has broken his silence about those Blake Shelton-Miranda Lambert cheating rumors. The “Tomorrow” star took to his official Twitter account Tuesday after he was accused of sleeping with the “Over You” singer.
He shared a screenshot of block text but did not caption the image. "I don't normally address gossip, but in this case I will," Young wrote. "My name has been mentioned as a contributing factor in Blake and Miranda's divorce. That is totally FALSE." He added: “They are both my friends, and I would not betray that friendship." Young has opened for Lambert on various tours over the years. "Just wanted to clear that up. Love you guys - CY." The post was shared hundreds of times and liked nearly 1,500 times by his 548,000 followers.
But is he telling the truth? At least one person thinks so. “…He's not that dumb to go messing with Blake's woman. [Blake] truly adored Miranda and was the last one to always defend her,” an insider told Us Weekly. "Chris is promoting new music now so his name is out there.”
— ChrisYoungMusic (@ChrisYoungMusic) July 21, 2015
Speculation started after TMZ claimed Young and the “Little Red Wagon” singer had a tryst in 2012 when they were on tour. But Lambert’s reputed extramarital affair isn’t the only indiscretion that may have led to their divorce. Some fans suspected that Shelton’s eye wandered; however, an unnamed source said he was always faithful. “Blake is just that incredibly loyal and dedicated husband," a source told People magazine after the split. "I can guarantee you he has been faithful to that woman.
Shelton, 39, and Lambert, 31, ended their marriage Monday after four years together. “This is not the future we envisioned," the stars said in a joint statement to the Associated Press. "And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real families, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter."
The couple reportedly signed a prenuptial agreement before their wedding. They do not have any children together.
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