On Sept. 19, Miranda Lambert had a confession to make. “I drink a lot of Tito’s,” she told the crowd early in her performance at Nashville’s CMA Theater — where she knocked back two large tumblers of a mixed vodka drink during her 80-minute concert. As she started to play, she warned the crowd, “If you don’t like sad songs, you might as well go ahead and leave.” Yikes. Sounds like the “Tin Man” singer is partying the heartbreak away.
Miranda’s vodka-fueled concert came just one month after the 34-year-old proclaimed herself “happily single,” revealing she’d ended her six-month romance with then-married Turnpike Troubadours frontman Evan Felker — which came on the heels of her three-year relationship with Anderson East.
“Miranda is anything but happily single,” an insider admitted to Life & Style. “She’s been partying to hide her sadness and loneliness. And the split from Evan, who she was considering marrying and starting a family with, is only part of the reason behind her unhappy state.”
It’s gotten so bad that loved ones are afraid she’s spiraling. “They’re worried her drinking is out of control and that she’s just numbing the pain of another failed relationship,” the insider added. “Friends and family have been so concerned that they’ve been considering an intervention.” In fact, the last several weeks have been especially rough.
“Miranda’s hard partying went into overdrive toward the end of her [summer] Bandwagon tour, around the time of her breakup with Evan. Ever since then, she’s been on an alcohol tear to deal with the heartbreak,” explains the insider. Aside from drinking onstage, says an insider, Miranda has also been “throwing down whiskey and wine from her own Red 55 winery like mad to cope with her forlorn state.” Here’s hoping that Miranda makes peace with her heartbreak soon.