Gwen Stefani, 54, broke down in tears after her husband, Blake Shelton, 47, gave a speech about her in honor of her Hollywood Stroll of Fame ceremony on October 19. In the course of the emotional speech, the nation star recalled when he first met Gwen practically 10 years in the past. “The first time that I ever met Gwen was in 2014. She wasn’t like any other famous person that I had ever met before,” Blake mentioned with the pop star subsequent to him. “She drove herself to work in a black minivan with car seats in it.”
The 47-year-old went on to notice how Gwen confirmed as much as work along with her three sons Kingston, now 17, Zuma, 15, and Apollo, 9. “She didn’t roll in with security. She came in with a baby and two little boys, which at the time worked like security because nobody was going near — it was chaos,” he joked. The No Doubt songstress welcomed her three kiddos along with her first husband, Gavin Rossdale, who she was married to from 2002 to 2016.
As soon as Blake started to reward the 54-year-old for prioritizing motherhood over her profession, she started to cry. “It was clear to me that she was a mother first and foremost over anything else in the world — that was her No. 1 job,” he went on so as to add. “And now, standing here almost 10 years later after I first met her, I can say without question that being a mother is still the most important thing in her life. And I got to tell you all, that’s rare in this business.”
Blake went on to say that his spouse is the “perfect person” to obtain a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame, an accomplishment he achieved in Could. “She has risen to the top over and over again with her unique style that has made the world fall in love with her,” he continued. “Not as much as me, though.”
Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton pose along with her three sons at her Hollywood Stroll of Fame ceremony on October 19. (Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock)
Earlier than the speech ended, The Voice alum made Gwen emotional as soon as extra when he spoke about her expertise as a musician. “It’s that thing that she was just born with that will make you stop and go, ‘Wait. Who is that? What’s her name? What does she do? Why do I love her already? What the hell?’” Blake mentioned. He then known as the GXVE Magnificence founder an “exceptionally talented” songwriter and congratulated her on the milestone. “So congratulations to my all-time favorite songwriter on your star. You deserve this and I love you,” he concluded.
Whereas on the ceremony, Gwen glowed in a metallic silver mini-dress that boasted star gildings all through the hem. She accomplished her look by rocking a chic excessive ponytail and her iconic pink lipstick. Gwen made certain to decorate and added matching metallic silver boots to the ensemble. All three of her kiddos had been in attendance and made certain to pose with their momma in entrance of her star.