Shelton Blasts Blogger For Mean Remarks

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April 5, 2012 | 5:56pm EST

Blake Shelton has taken aim at a TV blogger who poured scorn on teenage The Voice contestant Raelynn following her performance on the U.S. TV talent show this week.
The 17 year old is part of Shelton’s ‘team’ on the popular program and he was stunned when blogger MaryAnn Sleasman picked on her on Wednesday.

Posting a link to Sleasman’s article on, in which the blogger stated, “RaeLynn has the voice that makes me cringe the hardest,” the country star writes, “What kind of person is low enough to write mean things about a 17 year old girl just trying to do her best? This one…”

Shelton added, “Can you believe a grown adult feels good about making a living trashing kids following their dreams while hiding behind their laptop? Sad…”