Blake Shelton Wished He 'Could Go Into a Coma and Wake Up a Year from Now' After His Divorce
"Here we are a year from now and [look at] the way things have turned out," he tells PEOPLE exclusively
“This time last year, there was no light at the end of the tunnel for me personally,” the Voice coach tells PEOPLE exclusively. “There was a point there where I thought I didn’t even want to exist anymore.”
“I told people I wished I could go into a coma and wake up a year from now,” says Shelton of the dark days after their divorce.
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In the months following, the “She’s Got a Way with Words” singer, 39, struck up a close friendship with Gwen Stefani – who also recently split from rocker Gavin Rossdale – and their friendship eventually took a romantic turn in November.
“Here we are a year from now, and [look at] the way things have turned out and how crazy life is sometimes,” he says. “You never know who’s in your life that can save your life, and I found that out.”