Miranda Lambert isn't fazed by any of the tabloid talk.
When she's not touring, the blond beauty happily resides with her hubby Blake Shelton in Tishomingo, Okla. (pop. 3,100), where Lambert owns a women's western store and even has plans to open a bed & breakfast—a feat which would be nearly impossible for an A-list star in Beverly Hills.
"I love the slow pace, the normalcy that it gives me," she tells Billboard magazine of the couple's small town residence.
Still, that doesn't mean that the twosome don't have to deal with endless tabloid rumors, although they always manage to laugh off the fabricated reports with ease.
"I think I've had like five sets of twins in the last two years, and we've been divorced four times, and one of us had a $100 million divorce," she says of the incessant split rumors surrounding her rock-solid marriage.
Miranda has also recently made headlines for her dramatic weight loss, and while the girl undoubtedly looks great, she doesn't understand the constant attention.
"It just feels like you can't do anything for yourself anymore," she says. "Have you ever thought I might just be turning 30 and trying to get a little ahead of the game? Isn't that just a normal thing to do?"
The fiery blond also says that with her continued success, including her most recent ACM award for Female Vocalist of the Year, she's become more comfortable showing off her softer side.
"With success, I've been able to sort of calm that down and go, 'OK, I don't have to be guns a-blazin' all the time. People are listening, so I can open up my softer side and show people who the whole Miranda is.'" she says, adding, "I have this other side. I love pink and puppies, too."
Although she would like to share her success with other female country artists.
"I don't know what's going on with all the other great female artists," she admits. "This is just one of those waves where females are struggling a little bit, but we'll come back around and be a force to be reckoned with."