Is Miranda Lambert Greedy for Gold?

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Miranda Lambert
photo from www.marieclaire.com

Miranda Lambert is starting businesses like there’s no tomorrow.

When she starts a business, she’s serious about it, and she does it like no one else.

Supply and demand? Overrated.

Following her passion? Nope.

“I don’t even know what’s in style,” Lambert told Bloomberg, even though she has a line of shoes with DSW.

When crystal-bedazzled boots didn’t go over well with DSW, she decided to put them to a test. She had a pair made just for her and then she wore them onstage and in photo shoots.

“I just decided we’d see what people start responding to,” she said.

And then there’s Pink Pistol — a retail store she named by putting together her two favorite words.

She had a bed and breakfast in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, where she and her ex-husband, Blake Shelton, used to live.

“I want to send a heartfelt thank you to all the employees who worked hard to help me bring the store in Tishomingo to life,” Lambert announced, “As well as the patrons who came to experience the Pink Pistol and supported the store. Sometimes you need to close a chapter to build on a new beginning or go back home.” 

Shelton actually bought the property — did that happen after the B&B closed, or did it cause the B&B to close? Hmm.

Lambert had a second bed and breakfast that closed and it seems to involve Shelton yet again. During the 4th of July weekend, Shelton and some friends appeared on the balcony of the property that housed this second B&B.

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton
Shelton and friends on the balcony of the B&B formerly owned by Lambert (photo from Facebook)

Whether or not Shelton is slowly buying out his ex, she doesn’t seem to be flustered.

She has a wine company, Red 55 Winery. She has a line of coffee. She’s got a clothing line. She also started an organization called MuttNation, which is dedicated “to end(ing) animal cruelty, neglect, and homelessness.”

The point is, she’s a business mogul. And she’s building a name for herself.

“I’ve always said I want to build an empire,” she said during a stop in L.A. to see a taping of NBC’s The Voice (Shelton is a coach on the show). “I don’t think my empire will be in New York City in a high-rise. My empire is more of a backyard circus tent.”

Because, eventually, she won’t be able to tour like a young person. Miranda, too, will grow old and tired.

“It’s a that-will-never-happen-again-type deal,” Lambert said. “I can’t tour my ass off forever.”

But for now, she’s still making music.

She recently released her single “Vice” from her forthcoming album, “The Weight of These Wings.” 

“I’m nervous as hell,” she told Billboard. “I’ve been hunkered down for a year writing, recording, trying to live a normal life and getting ready for a new album. No one’s heard from me. I’ve been pretty silent all this time. And now that I’m coming with a song, it does make me nervous, and I hope that people are respectful of it and understand what I’ve been doing.”

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