Surprise, Miranda Lambert Just Got Married: See Her Beautiful Wedding Photos

Valentine's Day weekend is a chance for lovers to prove their warm feelings and celebrate their tender romance to their respective partners. While not everyone likes to get caught up in the commercialism of the Hallmark-favorite holiday, there are several romantics around the world who feel it's a wonderfully sentimental time to honor your love. That was ultimately the case for Miranda Lambert, who surprised her fans with big news: she's married! As it was revealed on social media, the singer is officially hitched to Brendan McLoughlin. And there are pictures to prove it:

The surprise wedding news was made public by Miranda Lambert's Twitter account, where she wasn't afraid to admit that she has met "the love of her life" and that she is currently hosting a "full" heart. According to E!, the wedding actually happened on January 26 in Davidson County, Tennessee. Lambert just decided to share the news over Valentine's Day weekend. It sounds like Lambert is more than just smitten; she believes she has finally found the one, and she was eager to make their loving feelings official.

Romance hasn't always been easy for Miranda Lambert. She hasn't always been lucky in love -- as fans know, she was married to Blake Shelton, and that four-year marriage ended with some drama. He is now with another famous singer, Gwen Stefani. But maybe it will work out this time for Miranda Lambert. The singer-songwriter wants the whole wide world to know that she's completely head-over-heels for new love Brendan McLoughlin, who is apparently an officer in the New York Police Department, per People.

This is the first time many fans have even heard about him, so it was a shock to see that Miranda Lambert was already married to the mystery man. After Blake Shelton, she had dated musician musician Anderson East, and most recently dated musician Evan Felker. They broke up last summer, and now she's with Brendan McLoughlin. She hasn't shared details on how they met, but that story will probably come out in time.

Meanwhile, these wedding bells are rung at a curious time for Miranda Lambert. It was only a week ago when "The House That Built Me" singer was involved in an altercation at a steakhouse that resulted in Lambert throwing a salad into a woman's lap. Perhaps a cynical mind might wonder if the musician is hoping to deflect the negative press with this marriage announcement. But it's probably best to assume that the wedding news comes solely from a deep sense of love that arose between these two romantics.

The days of romance are still early for Miranda Lambert right now, but if we get any more updates from the newlyweds, we'll certainly keep you posted. And we'll be sure to keep you in the loop on all the latest news in film, television, pop culture, video games and a whole lot more here at CinemaBlend.

Will Ashton

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