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Blake Shelton Is Fourth Cousins with This Famous Newswoman

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In the country, everybody’s family. But Blake Shelton just found out he really is related to a famous newswoman!

HLN’s Robin Meade participated in a segment called “Our Journeys Home” on the cable channel in an effort to investigate her family’s roots, and what she discovered is she’s got a little BS in her family tree.

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According to research, Blake and Robin share a great-great-great-grandfather in Rhodes Meade, Sr., a Congregationalist Baptist minister from Kentucky, making the pair fourth cousins.

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“Are you freaking out? I’m freaking out right now. We’re family, so I guess a family reunion’s in order,” Blake says in the clip. 

 

And Robin and Blake have a lot in common. Not only does Robin host HLN’s Morning Express, but like her fourth cousin, she has also dabbled in country music herself.

Robin's Brand New Day dropped in 2011.

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