Grammy winner Reba McEntire has separated from her husband and manager Narvel Blackstock, the pair said in a statement Monday, ending a 26-year country music marriage. They have one child together — race car driver Shelby Steven.
“Despite this being the end of their marriage, they continue to support each other,” the pair said in a statement from Big Machine Label Group. “They have worked together for 35 years and will continue to do so. They have asked that you respect their privacy during this time.”
McEntire, 60, an Oklahoma native, appeared for six seasons on the “Reba” TV show and was in 11 films. “Love Somebody,” her new album, debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart at its April release. Blackstock, 58, was previously married to Elisa Gayle Ritter.
While they don’t use the word “divorce,” Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock announce “the end of their marriage”: http://t.co/FK96lwwSTD
— RS Country (@RScountry) August 4, 2015
— Nicole Barclay (@nicoleb21x) August 4, 2015
— The Boot (@thebootdotcom) August 4, 2015
Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock are divorcing after 26 years of marriage after Reba realized she’d married a Game of Thrones character.
— Steve Amiri (@SteveAmiri) August 4, 2015
— Katrina McCaffery™ (@KittyMcCaffery) August 4, 2015
If Reba and Narvel can’t make it we’re all on notice
— OLIVER 3STACKS (@edsbs) August 3, 2015