Blake Shelton Fears The CMAs Will Be ‘Awkward’ This Year

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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Blake Shelton is prepared for this year’s Country Music Awards to be a little uncomfortable because of his divorce from Miranda Lambert.

“This year is going to be awkward at the CMAs,” Shelton told Seth Meyers during an interview Tuesday. “There’s got to be at least one [joke] about me and Miranda.”

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton divorce

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“Brad Paisley is not doing his job if he doesn’t look down there and go ‘ha ha.'”

“You have to address the elephant in the room.” (RELATED: Blake Shelton Dating Rihanna?)

“I’m like, ‘OK dude, I’ll sit there and let you kick me in the face a few times.’ I know it’s coming you know?”

In July, Shelton and Lambert announced they were getting a divorce after four years of marriage. Rumors of infidelity quickly surfaced, but none have been confirmed by either singer. (RELATED: Rumors Of Unfaithfulness In Miranda Lambert And Blake Shelton Marriage)