“Sangria” singer Blake Shelton responded to rumors that his drinking and hard-partying life style landed him in rehab. But that's not the truth, he said. The NBC “Voice” coach took to Twitter Thursday to joke about the claim with one of his followers.
One of his fans tweeted the following message to the Oklahoma native: “I love when I hear rumors about me....it makes me feel like @blakeshelton #NotTruth #BlahBlahBlah.” Shelton, 38, thought the message was funny. He shared the post on his official Twitter account and also added a response about his reputed stay in rehab. “Ha!!! I love this tweet!!!!," he said about what one of his followers wrote. "Hey look I have cell service in rehab!!!!” Shelton wrote. The dig was a reference to an In Touch Weekly story that claimed people thought the country singer needed professional help for his drinking.
The magazine writes Shelton had “finally hit rock bottom” on the cover of their new issue. Shelton’s “drinking and womanizing are at epic levels,” with friends believing he’s “out of control,” the magazine claims. “His friends are terrified that he could end up dead at this rate,” a source says. However, Gossip Cop, a news site that debunks celebrity hoax stories, dismantled the In Touch Weekly report hours after it came out.
A different rumor, which hasn’t been addressed by Shelton or Gossip Cop, is that the country star doesn’t want to hear Miranda Lambert’s name in the wake of their divorce. “Blake doesn’t want anything to do with Miranda. He’s telling his close friends that the marriage was a mistake, and, at this point, he wants to forget it ever happened,” a source told OK! magazine, according to Classicalite.com. “After all the stories he’s heard, he feels like he didn’t even really know her.” When they made their divorce announcement in July, the former couple said a split is “not what they had envisioned.”
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