Gavin Rossdale Describes Gwen Stefani Divorce as His Most Regretful Choice: ‘I Feel Sad for Our Children’

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale attend the PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale go to individual Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Gavin Rossdale obtained at risk regarding his separation from Gwen Stefani while talking with Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes on their Amy and T.J. podcast on Thursday (May 21).

Without calling her straight, the 58-year-old rocker mentioned Stefani while bonding with the previous Good Morning America supports — whose corresponding separations from their previous companions and succeeding love developed into significant headline fodder in 2023 — over experiencing partnership dramatization in the public eye.

“My clearest, simplest shame,” he started. “I never thought I’d ever get divorced. Sometimes I wish that, when you see the kids, there’s a loss. It would be nice if there was more of a connection with the person that made them with me.”

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Rossdale and the No Doubt frontwoman celebrated a marriage in 2002 after 6 years of dating, yet split methods 2015. The set share 3 kids — 17-year-old Kingston, 15-year-old Zuma, and 10-year-old Apollo.

Stefani has actually given that remarried to Blake Shelton, whom she satisfied on The Voice, and Rossdale is currently dating artist Xhoana.

“I feel bad for my kids,” Rossdale continued the podcast. “I wish I could have just figured out a way to not have that in their lives. It wasn’t fun for me to be from a broken home … It can be quite debilitating for kids. The overriding thing is you don’t want to let your kids down.”

The artist additionally included, “I’d never wanna overly say anything negative about their mom … It’s not right.”

The “Love Remains The Same” vocalist — whose band will certainly commemorate its 30th wedding anniversary by starting a 32-date North American scenic tour in July — opened regarding his parenting arrangement with Stefani in 2014. “I think you can go one of two ways,” he exposed. “You can either do everything together and really co-parent and see how that goes, or you can just parent. And I think we just parent.”

“We’re really different people,” he included at the time. “I don’t think there’s much similarity in the way we bring them up but I think that gives them an incredible perspective to then choose which pieces of those two lives they’d like to inherit and move on with and which part of themselves come out of the whole process.”

Listen to Rossdale open regarding his and Stefani’s separation listed below.



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