OFFSTAGE: Tim Allen: Crushing on Miranda Lambert

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It’s hard to take comedians seriously all the time. But this time, I think actor-comedian Tim Allen was telling the truth about almost getting into a fight with Blake Shelton over Miranda Lambert. Allen was on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last week, talking about a few missteps he’s made in Nashville . And this was, by far, his biggest. It was at this year’s CMA Awards , and he was seated behind Blake Shelton. “I’m watching right behind Blake Shelton, who wouldn’t move, and he’s the largest man on the planet. Then a woman comes up, and she’s up there rocking out with ’I told you I was the crazy one’ — some song about her being nuts and tattoos and booze,” he recalled. “I was like, ’I love this woman.'” After that, Shelton made an off-color remark about something he’d like to do to Lambert. And Allen said he’d like to do the same. “And then I get that look. And he goes, ’That’s my wife!’ So we haven’t spoken since,” Allen said.