Gwen Stefani dodges marriage questions “Sometimes to be woken up again in life, you need to go through some really bad, hard times,” Stefani says of her roller coaster ride of a year. “I feel like I got woken up this year.” The No Doubt frontwoman called it quits from Rossdale in August 2015, after nearly 13 years of marriage. Although she’s since moved on with Blake Shelton , whom she says was “an unexpected gift,” Stefani admits she felt embarrassed about getting a divorce. go now“I don’t think you’ll talk to one person who didn’t make it in a marriage who’s not gonna feel that way,” she dishes. “The intention of being married is the vow, right? You want to put everything into it to make it a success. And all I had to look at was the huge success of my parents: They just had their fiftieth anniversary .” Gwen Stefani on new love Blake Shelton: ‘We were both having trust issues’ “I had to work really hard at marriage, all the time, like everybody, but ours was extra hard, when you add that we’re from different countries, both of us being in music, and celebrity,” she continues. “[Marriage] was the one thing I didn’t want to fail at. People can say whatever they want to about me, and I don’t get too affected. But I didn’t want them to think I was a failure.
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