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'I got the hell out of Oklahoma': Miranda Lambert uses ACM performance to dig on her ex-husband's home state
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'I got the hell out of Oklahoma': Miranda Lambert uses ACM performance to dig on her ex-husband's home state

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She's performed the changed line before, but when Miranda Lambert sang "I got the hell out of Oklahoma" at the ACM Awards, she thrust her 4-year-old divorce with Oklahoma-native Blake Shelton back into the limelight.

Head to toe in skintight black sequins, Lambert sang a medley at Sunday's awards show that included her popular single "Little Red Wagon." She had just been introduced as the artist with the most ACM wins in history, and she was with her new husband Brendan McLoughlin, a 28-year-old model turned NYPD officer. Lambert arguably had little to be sore about before belting out the lyric, despite her ex-husband being a big part of the same event with his girlfriend Gwen Stefani.

The "Little Red Wagon" lyric was written "I live in Oklahoma" and obviously hasn't been true for a while, as Lambert and Shelton saw their divorce finalized in Oklahoma in July 2015. 

The couple had a home and ranch near the town of Tishomingo in southeast Oklahoma near the Texas border. Lambert invested in the Tishomingo downtown, opening The Pink Pistol boutique in 2012 and helping the town experience a boom of activity.

Lambert really did get "the hell out" of her ex-husband's home state, as her Pink Pistol boutique in Tishomingo abruptly shuttered amid the divorce, leaving the town "in a state of shock."

Many fans on Twitter celebrated Lambert's dig at Shelton and his home state.


Some watching at home who tweeted about the ACM Awards said they saw the changed lyric, which she has been recorded performing at several shows in the past few years, as a classless move.


It's not even clear if Shelton and Stefani were in the audience for Lambert's performance or if they got the hell out of there before the drama could start.

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