Not losing any time! Miranda Lambert and Brendan McLoughlin tied the knot in January 2019 after a whirlwind two-and-a-half-month courtship. The nuptials got here amid turmoil within the police officer’s private life stemming from previous relationships.
Earlier than the nation singer’s wedding ceremony to McLoughlin, she was married to Blake Shelton from Could 2011 to July 2015. Information of his ex-wife’s second marriage got here as a shock to the Voice coach. “Blake discovered [out] in regards to the wedding ceremony similtaneously everybody else did,” a supply informed Us Weekly in February 2019, shortly after Lambert introduced her new relationship standing.
Shelton, who has since moved on with Gwen Stefani, talked about to the No Doubt singer that “the timing of Miranda’s announcement of the wedding was definitely curious,” based on an insider. Nonetheless, “simply because Miranda bought married in a quickie scenario doesn’t change something for Gwen and Blake.”
McLoughlin has an advanced previous too. The New York Metropolis police officer bought one other girl pregnant whereas dishonest on his fiancée, Jackie Bruno, his ex’s mom, Carol Bruno, claimed in February 2019. “[Brendan] tried to disclaim it after which begged her to stick with him,” she informed Us on the time. “She was solely going [abroad] for a couple of months to play [soccer], he was begging her to marry him earlier than she left, though he knew the lady was pregnant.”
McLoughlin welcomed a son with Kaihla Rettinger in November 2018, days after he met Lambert for the primary time.
The Grammy winner beforehand made headlines for getting near musician Evan Felker whereas she was nonetheless in a relationship with Anderson East. Two weeks after Lambert break up from East in April 2018, Us confirmed that she had moved on with Felker, who was nonetheless married to Staci Felker on the time. The duo divorced in August 2018 however later reconciled, welcoming their first baby in 2021.
Lambert has a historical past of shifting quick in relationships, however she defined that her tempo with McLoughlin was truly helpful for the duo.
“We didn’t date very lengthy earlier than we bought married. And so we form of bought to only actually, actually, actually get to know one another,” she mentioned throughout a SiriusXM interview in February 2021. “It was simply us two with no distraction, at my farm exterior of Nashville. And so I used to be actually grateful for it as a result of it made us actually sturdy.”
Scroll to relive Lambert and McLoughlin’s hasty romance, from dishonest allegations to a quickie wedding ceremony.