Miranda Lambert with her female vocalist award [Photo; Chris Willman]Backstage at the CMA Awards, there was the usual amount of discussion about who got statues and why. But one of the other big topics was how Miranda Lambert got either more or less (depending on your viewpoint)... statuesque.
In three words: Girlfriend is slim.
"I just feel like I needed to get ahead of the game," Lambert told the assembled press. "I’m gonna turn 30 on Sunday, and people say, are you okay about it? I guess I am, but I guess I’m not. Because I feel like everybody always says it goes down hill from there, so I just thought, maybe if I can get ahead of it a little, I can kind of not have to work so hard later in life."
Not that many of us were complaining about her previous look, and in fact, Lambert was celebrated as a normal-sized gal. But she used the dawning milestone as occasion to think about turning over a new leaf. "All through my 20s, I worked a lot. I was on the road since I was 17, and the road life is a lot of fast food and a lot of late nights and a lot ofRead More »from CMAs Backstage: Miranda Discusses Getting Skinny; Taylor Talks Strait; George Talks Retirement