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Country music superstar Blake Shelton stopped by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Monday to give the scoop on his marriage to Gwen Stefani last July and revealed why Adam Levine was not invited.
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Shelton’s mantra for the wedding was, “Let Gwen do what she wants,” admitting he had little to do with it other than showing up.
He recalled how a writer called him a “lazy, deadbeat husband” and agreed. âThe truth is, I am,â Shelton said. “All I had to do was drink and kiss Gwen Stefani,” calling their wedding “the biggest gig [he] never had”.
DeGeneres wanted to know one thing in particular about this special day – why Levine, Shelton’s former “The Voice” co-star was not invited.
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Before asking the question, DeGeneres reminded the singer of all the “big” things Levine had to say about him when he appeared on the show in April.
In Ellen style, she played a music video for the lead singer of Maroon 5 saying, “I can’t stand their [Shelton and Stefaniâs] marriage, âaddingâ she’s so cool and he’s not â.
Shelton admitted “this is the reason why [they] didn’t invite him to the wedding, “noting that it was done” on purpose “and that he thinks it’s funny that Levine didn’t grab an invitation.
Despite their love-hate relationship, Shelton explained that the little wedding was “exactly what it needed to be” and that “there were probably still less than 30 people in total,” including the staff and organizer of the wedding.
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The “A Guy With a Girl” singer can’t wait to celebrate his first Christmas with Stefani as a married couple. He revealed that she always gave him “mountains” of gifts he didn’t need and so this year he returned the favor.
âI had to call this internet company this morning because they thought there had been credit card fraud because I kept coming back to the same website, buying more stuff from it,â Shelton said. at DeGeneres. “I bring him a bunch of stuff. I don’t know if she’s going to like it all, but it’ll look good in the wrapping paper, âhe continued.
During his appearance on the show, Shelton performed his single “Come Back As A Country Boy”.
He also joined Ellen on her 12 days of giveaways, surprising audiences with “exceptional” giveaways.