"I make it my mission every single time I step on the stage that no matter what, no matter where I am, I want to make you feel everything you could possibly feel," she told the audience, per ."I want you to feel sad, mad, happy and nostalgic and really pissed sometimes."But we just decided that as miserable as we are together, it's way more miserable when we're apart." So Lambert left Texas behind for Tishomingo and Shelton made a bold prediction about their future: "I don't see me without her.
When reports suggested Lambert had strayed with singer Chris Young, he took to Twitter to swat the idea down: "I would not betray that friendship." Not only was the snuggle real—the term Lambert chose to introduce their pairing in a New Year's Day 2016 Instagram—the commitment was as well.
The singers were supportive of each other's careers, with East embarking on his first headlining tour in 2016 just as Lambert was hitting the road for the sixth time.
Then, 30 minutes later we're calling each other and acting like it never happened." As they prepped for a joint 2008 tour "mainly because we wanted to see each other more often," as Shelton put it to one Michigan audience, the couple opened up about how tough their initial days of long-distance were.
"There were times early on there that—I know that she did and I know that I did—we were just ready to give up on it and walk away from it because there's nothing easy about having a relationship doing what we do," he shared with CMT News.
"It's funny how you rehearse those things and go over what you want to say, but I probably screwed it up," Shelton told cohort Cee Lo Green) turned up at the Don Strange Ranch in the bride's home state to see the duo make it official the following May.
The groom wore jeans; the bride, her mother's old wedding gown and everyone enjoyed a meal of venison the couple hunted themselves.News, "They are definitely going to get married." Instead of heading down the aisle, though, the pair went straight to splitsville.A month before the breakup was made official in April 2018, Lambert alluded that all was not well during a concert in Knoxville.That's my favorite." Continued Lambert, "And part of feelings is also heartbreak unfortunately, but fortunately for me, I can use it for my art or whatever." The "Vice" artist didn't wallow for long.As her breakup went public, so did news she'd already moved on with Evan Felker, 34, of the country group Turnpike Troubadours. Her charms worked despite the fact that Felker was still wed to Staci Nelson.And then there was her recent controversial romance with fellow musician Evan Felker, a man going through his own sudden divorce from his new bride.