Shania Twain and husband of seven years Frédéric Thiébaud have a rather unusual love story. You see, the pair got together after divorcing their respective spouses, Robert “Mutt” Lange and Marie-Anne Thiébaud, who had allegedly carried on an affair together. What made matters even worse and more complicated was the fact Marie-Anne was also Shania’s best friend and personal secretary.
“I didn’t want to love again-it was the last thing on my mind,” Twain reflected on the betrayal during a 2011 interview with People. “It’s just amazing how life works.”
Love blossomed between Twain and Thiébaud as they worked though their mutual heartbreak and the shake up of their two families. “I rejected it initially,” the country starlet admitted to the outlet. “But I couldn’t control Fred’s love for me and how easy he is to love.”
Swiss-born Frédéric has a daughter named Johanna who is just a year older than Shania’s son Eja, who is now 16-years-old. Thankfully Shania’s second husband is also well outside the realm of the music industry, he’s a Nestlé business executive.
The pair married in an intimate ceremony on January 1, 2011 in Rincón, Puerto Rico, just weeks after they made their engagement public on December 20, 2010.
“Frederic Nicolas Thiebaud has been a true gift to me as a compassionate, understanding friend and over time, an amazing love has blossomed from this precious friendship,” Shania herself wrote about their relationship.
We’re thrilled that Shania Twain found true love and real healing with Frédéric. The country music maven is currently on her Shania Twain Now Tour, which kicked off on May 3rd and runs through August 4th. The superstar’s highly-anticipated comeback album Now dropped last September.
2018 Shania Now Tour Schedule
Tues., May 15, 2018 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
Wed., May 16, 2018 Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford Premier Center
Fri., May 18, 2018 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center Omaha
Sat., May 19, 2018 Chicago, IL United Center
Fri., June 1, 2018 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BB&T Center
Sat., June 2, 2018 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
Mon., June 4, 2018 Duluth, GA Infinite Energy Center
Wed., June 6, 2018 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Thurs., June 7, 2018 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
Sat., June 9, 2018 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Sun., June 10, 2018 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
Tues., June 12, 2018 North Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
Wed., June 13, 2018 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
Fri., June 15, 2018 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
Sat., June 16, 2018 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
Mon., June 25, 2018 Ottowa, ON Canadian Tire Centre
Tues., June 26, 2018 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Thurs., June 28, 2018 Québec, QC Videotron Centre
Sun., July 1, 2018 Hamilton, ON FirstOntario Centre
Tues., July 3, 2018 London, ON Budweiser Gardens
Wed., July 4, 2018 London, ON Budweiser Gardens
Fri., July 6, 2018 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Sat., July 7, 2018 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Wed., July 11, 2018 Boston, MA TD Garden
Thurs., July 12, 2018 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Sat., July 14, 2018 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Sun., July 15, 2018 Washington, DC Capital One Center
Tues., July 17, 2018 Pittsburgh, PA PPG Paints Arena
Wed., July 18, 2018 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
Fri., July 20, 2018 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
Sat., July 21, 2018 Nashville, TN TBD*
Tues., July 24, 2018 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
Wed., July 25, 2018 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
Fri., July 27, 2018 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Sat., July 28, 2018 Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena
Mon., July 30, 2018 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
Wed., August 1, 2018 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
Fri., August 3, 2018 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
Sat., August 4, 2018 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
If you plan to see Shania out on the road, be sure to keep an eye out for her handsome husband. Here he is with Shania at Stagecoach in April.
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