How Blake Shelton got Gwen Stefani back on 'The Voice' for next season - Metro US

How Blake Shelton got Gwen Stefani back on ‘The Voice’ for next season

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 27: Musicians Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton attend the NFL game between the Green Bay Packers and Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 27, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Good news, “The Voice” fans. Gwen Stefani will be back on the show for the upcoming season after all — just as a mentor instead of as a judge. And who do we have to thank for her return? Boyfriend Blake Shelton, who allegedly “threw a huge hissy-fit after Gwen was replaced by Christina [Aguilera’,” a source tells Radar Online. “He told them that he was considering leaving if they didn’t bring her back. Bosses working on the show were really left with no other choice.”

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Not surprisingly, Stefani will be serving as a mentor for Shelton’s team, though it’s unclear how much advice she’ll have for the more country-friendly contestants. But hey, there are worse ways to finagle some on-the-clock time with your boyfriend.

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