Miranda Lambert and Anderson East split after two years of dating
The country singer appeared to hint at a recent concert in Tennessee that she was dealing with heartbreak
Miranda Lambert and Anderson East have called it quits on their two-year relationship, according to Us Weekly. Multiple sources confirmed to the magazine that the pair has decided to head their separate ways but many believe that the split is a temporary one.
"They have spent a lot of time apart, but potentially could end up back together. The love is still there," a source close to the pair told the magazine. Miranda, 34, hinted at a possible breakup when she spoke about her experience with heartbreak and how it influenced her music. According to Knox News, she spoke about the emotions she usually felt before stepping onto the stage before performing an acoustic version of her hit “Tin Man."
“I make it my mission every single time I step on the stage that no matter what, no matter where I am, I want to make you feel everything you could possibly feel. I want you to feel sad, mad, happy and nostalgic and really pissed sometimes. That’s my favorite,” she said.
“And part of feelings is also heartbreak, unfortunately, but fortunately for me, I can use it for my art or whatever. I like to write sad songs. I like to listen to sad songs, so I want to sing y’all one.” The pair started dating in the fall of 2015, months after her ex-husband Blake Shelton and she announced their split.
The couple soon made their romance public as they as they appeared together for the 2016 ACM's red carpet. Miranda and Anderson did not shy away from expressing their love for each other as they cozied up inside the show Throughout their relationship, Miranda tried to speak less about her personal life and it was on rare occasions that she spoke about her and Anderson.
In January, Anderson spoke to InStyle about his relationship with Miranda. He confessed that both of them were at a place where they understood and respected each other. He said there was “true admiration there and a large level of understanding on both sides.” He added that at times things get hard but one can sail through it if they have an understanding. “It’s always difficult to be a traveling musician and still keep things together,” he added. “Understanding is definitely a huge factor.”