Gwen Stefani Talks Vegas Residency, Christmas Shopping for Blake Shelton & Holiday Album on 'Kimmel': Watch


Gwen Stefani stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday evening (Dec. 6) to speak about her Las Vegas live performance residency, boyfriend Blake Shelton's Cheeto obsession and the struggles of discovering the proper Christmas present for him.

The 49-year-old pop singer opened by sharing that the reveals she’s accomplished thus far at the Just a Girl  Vegas live performance residency can’t be faked due to their intimacy. She added that whereas her youngsters are adjusting to the transfer, her 10-year-old son, Zuma, enjoys serving to her backstage at the live shows and lately had a really thrilling celeb encounter.

“Post Malone got here to one of many reveals, and I used to be like actually enthusiastic about that as a result of he’s tremendous cool, and the children had been actually enthusiastic about it,” mentioned Stefani. “You’re conscious of individuals within the viewers, so I’m like performing, however I see somebody prefer to the facet and it’s him, and he’s like standing up like out of his seat, and I’m considering he’s like getting in a battle or one thing — and I look over and it’s Zuma, like really introducing himself in the course of the live performance to Post Malone. And I’m like, ‘Oh my gosh, that is so distracting.’”

Stefani additionally revealed that her "man buddy" (as Kimmel referred to him), Shelton, is hooked on Cheetos. “Somebody despatched him a Cheetos Christmas tree — day earlier than yesterday to our home,” mentioned Stefani, teasing, "I believe he introduced it with him again to Oklahoma.” How addicted? Shelton made a sizzling Cheetos turkey for Thanksgiving.

She added that he’s unimaginable to buy in the course of the holidays as a result of he already has every little thing. Frustrated, she obtained excited when she tracked down a leaf blower that appeared like the proper present, however by chance spoiled the shock by revealing her killer concept in a gaggle textual content that included Blake. 

“He wrote again saying, ’Yeah, that’s an ideal present,” she mentioned. “You blew it with the leaf blower,” joked Kimmel.

Finally, she mentioned her Christmas album, including that vacation songs are one thing she and Shelton have bonded over. “For me, I grew up listening to Emmylou Harris Light of the Stable, which is simply this stunning document my mother and father used to play on a regular basis," she shared, "And for him, it’s simply all the identical classics."

She marveled on the energy of Christmas tunes, including that she wrote a vacation tune only for youngsters (and Santa's underappreciated helpers) on her new launch: "Cheer For The Elves." Stefani additionally carried out "Feliz Navidad" with Mon Laferte from the deluxe version of her You Make It Feel Like Christmas album.

Watch Stefani chat with Kimmel beneath.