“She’s very competitive,” he continued. “She’s learned that it’s important to get the last word in, and she makes sure she gets the last word as much as possible, and it frustrates me.”
Luckily, Cabello is the only co-star Legend is worried about, as he said that having Gwen Stefani back as a coach has made her husband, longtime coach Blake Shelton, let down his guard.
“He’s gone soft on us,” the star joked. “I think when Gwen’s here, it takes a little of his edge off, and you can tell. He’s like losing country singers now. His competitive fire is—he’s a little bit de-fanged by Gwen being here.”
Hear Legend gush more about his new advisor Sullivan in the full interview above.
The Voice season 22 premieres Monday, September 19, at 8 p.m. on NBC.
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