“The Voice” coaches, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton, have warmed the hearts of many with their tender, loving relationship. As a stepfather to Stefani’s three sons – Kingston, 15, Zuma, 12, and Apollo, seven – Shelton has proven that he’s caring, attentive and enjoyable. So, it’s no shock that on Father’s Day, Stefani gave a shout out to her hubby on Instagram.
Stefani’s Instagram Post Divided Fans
The publish included pictures of the household having fun with one another’s firm, with the caption “glad father’s day @blakeshelton all of us love u sooooo a lot god actually gave me you for the ups and downs ❤️ gx.”
Many followers praised the publish, acknowledging what an important stepdad Shelton is. However, different followers have been offended by the truth that Stefani didn’t point out their actual father, Bush lead singer, Gavin Rossdale. Although they’ve been divorced since 2016, Rossdale has maintained an energetic and loving position in his kids’s lives, in response to People.
Many commenters on Stefani’s Instagram publish thought Rossdale ought to have been acknowledged. One wrote, “A candy publish, however what about their organic Dad? I believe he ought to have a shout out too, No?” Another poster replied, “Yeah I believed the identical, it is like Gavin would not exist, it is kinda unhappy that she by no means mentions him anymore. He’s the daddy of her children.”
One remark learn, “I remind you that your kids are Rossdale not Shelton,” and the same publish learn, “Gavin is the daddy.”
Another Instagram person commented, “Don’t get me fallacious however I really like you guys collectively however so that you can say with out mentioning Gavin like his the one father is so fallacious. Sorry not sorry.” One poster requested, “what about their dad ? Wheres his glad fathers day?”
Not everybody agreed that Stefani not mentioning Rossdale was a snub. One commenter defended Stefani adamantly, writing, “she would not have to say him on her web page if the older boys wish to give a shout out to dad then I guess she would haven’t any downside with that however for her they’re divorced so she doesn’t have to do something however ensure the boys see their dad when he’s purported to have them!”
Another defender wrote, “Blake’s been parenting these boys with Gwen for over 7 years. Blake’s an important man. Gavin who?” Another poster commented, “kids belong to those that elevate them!”
What’s the Story with the Real Dad?
Despite what some followers assume, Shelton is just not the one man elevating Kingston, Zuma and Apollo. Stefani and the boys’ organic father, Gavin Rossdale, share, 50/50 custody, in response to a 2020 article in People.
Rossdale posted a New Year’s pic of him and the children on Instagram in January, which he captioned with, “HAPPY NEW YEAR -it’s onerous to mirror on final 12 months with out a little bit of confusion-like what was that ?-it’s nice we get to begin once more – here is hoping it is as fulfilling as attainable.”
Rossdale instructed People that his kids encourage him to make his music the perfect that it may be. He beamed that his oldest son, Kingston, is beginning to show an curiosity in music that mirror’s his dad’s. “Basically all three boys, all my children, they’re simply higher variations of me. I gave them my strengths,” Rossdale mirrored in People.
Rossdale is the lead singer of the rock band, Bush, who had hits within the Nineteen Nineties with songs like “Everything Zen,” “Machinehead,” “Little Things,” “Glycerine” and “Comedown.”