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Reba McEntire’s Divorce From Narvel Blackstock Finalized

Reba McEntire has confirmed her divorce from husband Narvel Blackstock is official. The singer shared the news on her Facebook page Thursday night.

Beneath a photo of her management team, McEntire revealed that the divorce was finalized on Oct. 28. The news brings a quiet end to a marriage that lasted 26 years. McEntire and Blackstock announced their split in August, saying at the time they were only separated. The final resolution came nearly three months later — no information as to the terms of the divorce has been revealed.

The picture indicates that while they’re no longer romantically involved, McEntire and Blackstock continue to enjoy a professional if not friendly relationship. The singer is seated next to her longtime manager in a photo that also features three others who have been part of her team for more than 20 years. The two have been seen together at industry events in recent months. There is no indication that the divorce will bring about any change to their working relationship.

McEntire and Blackstock have one child together, a son named Shelby. Blackstock also has three kids from a previous marriage, including Brandon Blackstock, who is married to singer Kelly Clarkson. Blackstock was McEntire’s second husband. She was married to Charlie Battles as she began her career. They divorced in 1987.

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