A Catholic church has declared singer Gwen Stefani’s marriage to Gavin Rossdale, five years after their split, invalid.
US Weekly reported that Gwen received an annulment before her marriage to Blake Shelton.
The 51-year-old singer was married to Bush singer Gavin Rossdale from 2002 to 2015. The couple shared three children, Kingston (14), Zuma (12) and Apollo (6). Gwen later filed for divorce in 2015 with the divorce. completed the following year.
A source said: ‘Gwen has been informed that the decision was taken by the Vatican Tribunal. She will receive the notice in writing within the next few weeks, but it is official. ‘
Stefani, a religious Catholic, began the formal process of seeking an annulment in March 2019, a year and a half before her fiancé Blake made the question appear in October 2020.
“Gwen’s religion has always been extremely important to her, and Blake fully supports it,” a source said in March 2019.
Another source added in June 2020 that the COVID-19 pandemic had ‘changed’ her feelings about the wedding, which she wanted to do safely.
‘COVID-19 has turned their world upside down, as with so many families. “Gwen knows she is blessed and wants to hold the wedding as soon as the social distance measures are removed,” said the source.
“Gwen wants to hold a ceremony and reception with their family and friends,” the source said.
Sources also claim that the wedding will take place early this year in a Shelton chapel on his farm in Oklahoma.
If they finally untie the knot, it’s the third marriage for Shelton and the second for Stefani.
Shelton was previously married to Kaynette Gern, and the marriage lasted from 2003 to 2006. He was also married to fellow country music artist Miranda Lambert from 2011 to 2014 before their split.