Christina Aguilera Grows Close To Blake Shelton During ‘The Voice’ Season 10, Is Gwen Stefani Worried?

Christina Aguilera has returned to The Voice, and already, the party has gotten started in a major way. According to a new report, Christina Aguilera has picked up where she left off with Blake Shelton, and just a short while into production, the two are said to be “drinking” partners.

Although Christina Aguilera is currently engaged to be married to Matthew Rutler, and Shelton is in a relationship with Gwen Stefani, who has appeared on the show as a coach for two seasons, Christina Aguilera and Shelton are said to be great friends, and seem to thoroughly enjoy working with one another.

“Blake’s drinking partner on The Voice set has returned in [Christina Aguilera] and they are creating a real festive atmosphere on set,” a source revealed to Hollywood Life on March 1. “Blake loves having [Christina Aguilera] around, they have good chemistry together on and off camera.”

Meanwhile, claimed the source, “Gwen is sweet and bubbly but not a partier like that.”

That said, Stefani’s failure to be a partier has not dampened her relationship with Shelton, nor has his closeness to Christina Aguilera caused them any issues. As the site revealed, Christina Aguilera has always been a partier, but it’s in “good fun,” and should in no way be taken as a threat to Shelton’s relationship with Stefani.

As for Christina Aguilera’s own relationship, she and Rutler have been engaged since 2014, but have no immediate plans to wed. In a new interview, Christina Aguilera opened up about her desire to plan her wedding at her own pace, and do so at a point in time were she’s often free.

“Having just moved into a beautiful new home we call ‘the Sanctuary,’ having a baby, and now being so excited to get back to work (on The Voice), I have my hands full, and am not in a rush to set a date,” Christina Aguilera explained to People Magazine last month. “I want to plan it and cherish the moment, while not feeling rushed.”

Christina Aguilera began dating Rutler in late 2010, and became engaged on February 14, 2014. Then, just months later, the couple welcomed their first child together, daughter Summer Rain, who arrived on August 16, 2014 (Christina Aguilera is also mom to 7-year-old Max from her previous relationship with ex-husband Jordan Bratman).

“Our love is secure enough that we don’t need a wedding to prove our love or commitment,” Christina Aguilera said. “We are enjoying our daughter, our family and our work for now.”

Also not getting married at this time is Christina Aguilera’s co-star, Shelton. While there have been continuous rumors about the couple’s possible engagement since they began dating in November of last year while filming The Voice Season 9, they have both shut down reports of a wedding, as well as rumors of a baby.

Christina Aguilera and her first husband, Bratman, tied the knot in November 2005, and parted ways in October 2010. Then, ironically, the former couple finalized their divorce on Valentine’s Day 2011, exactly three years prior to her and Rutler’s engagement.

For more of Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton, tune into The Voice Season 10, airing on Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on NBC. Gwen Stefani is set to return to the show later this year as a mentor for Team Shelton. A return date for Stefani has not yet been set.

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