Reba McEntire announces date of divorce

Reba McEntire has announced she officially divorced Narvel Blackstock six weeks ago and has thanked her fans for their continued support.

Reba McEntire announces date of divorce

Reba McEntire has confirmed her marriage is officially over.

The 60-year-old country singer shared a post on her Facebook page and annoucned that her 26-year-romance with record boss Narvel Blackstock was legally finalized seven weeks ago.

She confirmed: "Narvel and I are divorced. It was final October 28."

The star followed the news with a picture of her and her ex-husband, sitting with music industry friends who have supported her throughout her career.

She captioned the photograph: "So proud of these people. They have been with me for over 20 years. Pictured l to r, Brian Leedham 24 years, Narvel Blackstock 35 years me, Penny Chubb 22 years. Top row Doug Sisemore 23 years and Cliff Williamson 23 years."

Afterwards, fans of the red-headed beauty flooded her page with messages of support, and the star opened up about her amicable split from her husband.

She replied in a post on Friday (18.12.15): "Thanks for all of those sweet messages. Narvel and I are friends. We have always been."

Meanwhile, it is thought that Narvel's daughter-in-law Kelly Clarkson - who is married to his son Brandon Blackstock - tried to save the couple's marriage.

However the pair announced their separation in a mutual statement released by Narvel's record label, Big Machine, back in August.

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