Distraction Tactic? Blake Shelton Joins Gwen Stefani At Concert Amid Twitter Racism Controversy
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Blake Shelton is dealing with backlash from fans through PDA with Gwen Stefani! The singer, who was slammed for allegedly posting racist remarks on Twitter, joined his girlfriend on stage at her latest tour stop.
The country star appeared on stage on August 13 in Dallas to sing “Go Ahead and Break My Heart” with the No Doubt singer.
Videos from the show show Shelton looking directly into Stefani’s eyes and smiling as she sang before joining her.
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The impromptu performance happened simultaneously as Twitter users accused Blake of allegedly tweeting racist, homophobic and more offensive messages five years ago.
One of the tweets reportedly from 2011 said: “Wish the d***head in the next room would either shut up or learn some English so I would at least know what he's planning to bomb.”
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Shelton has not addressed the controversy but The Mirror reported that the tweets in question were deleted after fans started posting screenshots online.