According to an anonymous Emmy Voter who told the Hollywood Reporter, Shelton couldn’t stand Levine and when it came down to one of them leaving, Levine was the one who was shown the exit. While the two maintain that they’re friends, and that they continue to be friends, the Maroon 5 frontman seems to be getting lonely staying home, playing dad to his two daughters, Dusty Rose and Gia Grace with wife Behati Prinsloo.
He told Ellen recently that he misses the show, and would love to return, despite the fact that he loves doing little more than sitting around the house way more than getting a reported $30 million paycheck.
According to People, Blake Shelton says he no longer misses Levine, who left the hit show earlier this year. And Shelton has good reason: Fellow coach Kelly Clarkson, he says, is “doing a great job filling the Adam ‘assh— void.’”
In fact, Shelton revealed at a recent Nashville event to promote The Voice that he recently told Clarkson exactly that. He reported Clarkson’s reaction, saying, “She didn’t take that very well.”
On April 23, 2019, Country Living reported a moment between Levine and Shelton in which Levine told Shelton that he “hated him.”
Country Living reported, during the second round of the show’s first Live Cross Battles host Carson Daly asked the judges for their takes. Blake commented first, then Daly went to Adam for feedback.
He took a dig at a “weird analogy” Blake made about the contestant “looking for some change” on the stage, but the Shelton responded by making fun of Adam’s mohawk. “I’m sorry, with that haircut, I’m not accepting any weird assessments from you today,” Country Living continued.
Finally, Levine defended his haircut and then he said to the performers, “Hey, guys. Sorry. I just hate him, that’s all.”
There was silence after the comment was made, and many people on social media thought the back-and-forth was becoming unprofessional.
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