It’s war! Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert split two-and-a-half years ago yet they still have some issues and this time, it has to do with the Voice judge opening up a restaurant on Miranda’s home turf. A source exclusively told Life & Style, “She feels Blake opening businesses in Nashville is petty and just plain obnoxious.”
These feelings come after the 34-year-old was forced to close down her boutique — The Pink Pistol — and the Ladysmith Bed & Breakfast she owned in Blake’s hometown of Tishomingo, OK following the split. Blake made matters worse after he bought the building that Miranda’s boutique was housed in and turned it into his own restaurant, Ole Red Tishomingo.
The source said, “Miranda says it was Blake’s idea to pick territories: Oklahoma for him and Nashville for her. Blake adding a second restaurant in Nashville, after he opened one in her old location in Oklahoma, adds insult to injury.”
With Blake on her territory, he has no plans to hide his presence, either. The massive 26,000-square-foot restaurant will have a two-story bar, a restaurant, performance space, retail area, and private VIP booths for smaller groups. In addition to all of that, the space will have a 6,000-square-foot rooftop including an indoor and outdoor bar as well as “panoramic views” of the city.
According to the restaurant’s website, the “entertainment venue” will strive to “celebrate the country lifestyle” and “resonate” with country music’s biggest fans.
In a statement on the site, Blake couldn’t be more excited to open a second restaurant that was originally inspired by his hit song, “Ol’ Red.” He said, “Nashville and Tishomingo are both places that are important to me, and it’s great that each location is going to have its own personality.”
As for Miranda? She’s “taking the high road” according to a source. “But she knows what goes around comes around.”
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