Blake Shelton has been a part of The Voice since its inception, but his run on the hit singing competition might be coming to an end. Between Shelton’s upcoming music tour and his alleged plan to start a family with Gwen Stefani, exit rumors have been surrounding the country star all year long. But is he really thinking about leaving The Voice after this season?
Life & Style reports that Shelton addressed the exit rumors during a recent appearance on the Today Show. The country crooner explained how he is very familiar with the rumors and assured fans that he is not going anywhere. As long as producers want to keep bringing him back as a coach, Shelton is content with being in front of the cameras.
That said, there will come a day when Shelton is no longer a part of The Voice. After all, even the best shows don’t last forever. The only question is when Shelton will finally call it quits. According to Cheat Sheet, there are a few signs that indicate Shelton’s days on The Voice are already numbered.
For starters, inside sources claim that Shelton has beef with producers. The country star was allegedly unhappy when the show decided to give Stefani a break for Season 11. The “No Doubt” alum returned for Season 12 but will not appear as a coach this season. With Stefani no longer at the coach’s table, is Shelton starting to rethink his involvement on the show?
Sources also claim that Shelton is trying to focus on his music career and is finding less time for The Voice. Shelton is currently gearing up for his newest album and just announced dates for his upcoming tour, which kicks off next year. With Shelton promoting his music and finding time for Stefani and her kids, there’s a chance he might quit the show to free up his schedule. If he does end up leaving the hit singing competition, Shelton believes that David Lee Roth would make a great replacement.
Fortunately, fans can rest assured knowing that Blake Shelton will be a part of The Voice for the foreseeable future.
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