Blake Shelton opened up about his weight loss, calling it, in part, a “divorce diet.” The longtime coach on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ has been shedding the pounds in the aftermath of divorcing fellow country music superstar Miranda Lambert and as curiosity peaks the truth comes out.

 Blake Shelton

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The 39-year-old country music crooner was asked about his trimness in a radio interview with Blair Garner (which you can hear below) on the popular America’s Morning Show and, with signature candor, he began by joking, saying, “Well, you know, you should try the divorce diet.”

Shelton went on to say, “”The whole stress of getting through all of that is just…It was just weird. I’m not eating as many fried pickles and stuff. I’m doing great. I am. It’s just…I wasn’t, like, going to the gym. Just stay as busy as you can to kind of keep your mind off of everything.”

And as recent pictures (below) reveal, Blake Shelton does sport a notably leaner physique and, as E!News reports, it’s not all a matter of stress, as they quote his rep who tells them, “He’s doing the two things he hates to do—diet and exercise.”

Over the years, it had been his former wife, Miranda Lambert’s weight loss journey we became accustomed to hearing about, as she, of course, was the target at times of fat shaming. But Blake Shelton’s story is a new one and still unfolding.

Just a few months ago, he rather famously Tweeted about being on the treadmill and as time goes on, these little tidbits begin to emerge. Might we some day see him on the cover of Men’s Health revealing the new physique? That’s generally how these stories go, if one is to predict. Now after months of infidelity rumors it just might boil down to one of those time to move on and find balance and better health stories.

You can hear the full radio interview and see some of Blake Shelton’s before and after weight loss photos below!

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