Skip to Content

Family issues

Judge defends actions in country singers' divorce case

Oklahoma judge defends actions in divorce case of Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert
The Associated Press

SHAWNEE, Okla. - An Oklahoma judge is defending his actions in allowing country music stars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert to keep details of their divorce private.

Attorneys and others had criticized Pottawatomie County Associate District Judge John Gardner after he sealed the musicians' entire divorce file, The Oklahoman newspaper ( ) reported. Gardner, who's retiring this week, made public a protective order on Tuesday explaining his July 6 decision.

Syndicate content