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13 Things You Didn't Know About Gwen Stefani

From her first job to her favorite restaurant, learn more about Gwen!

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Recording artist Gwen Stefani arrives at the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater o
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Gwen Stefani is back again! On Friday (March 18), she'll release her third solo album, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, a dive into her emotional heartbreak from the past year.

The No Doubt frontwoman has always used her personal experiences to fuel her music, so, as we prep for her new record, let's learn some new things about the singer. And hey, who knows, these random facts might seep into her new material!

1 / 13

She's had only two boyfriends

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 14: Recording artists Blake Shelton (L) and Gwen Stefani attend the 2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Sal
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In a radio interview in 2015, the singer said that she has only had two boyfriends (Tony Kanal and Gavin Rossdale), and she wrote albums about both of them. Of course, this interview was done before she 'fessed up to her relationship with Blake Shelton, so I suppose now we can say she's had three boyfs.

2 / 13

She loves the poo emoji

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"There needs to be, like, different poop emojis for different types of poops, you know what I mean?" she told Vulture in 2015. Emoji designers, take note!

3 / 13

She used to work at a Dairy Queen

Gwen talked about her first jobs in a promo for her coaching gig on The Voice. She loves ice cream too!

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She started L.A.M.B. to prepare for her retirement from music

Gwen Stefani on VEVO

As No Doubt was prepping the release of Push and Shove in 2012, Stefani told Vogue that her clothing line, L.A.M.B., was a backup plan:

"Ten years ago, I had started L.A.M.B. because I was preparing myself, knowing that the music thing was going to end. Who knew that ten years later, I’d be doing a No Doubt record, be married, have two kids, have three clothing lines? All at one time! It would be ridiculous to do that. And it is ridiculous. It’s impossible."

We see how that turned out!

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Her new album could've been called 'I Was Sad, Now I’m Not'

Gwen Stefani on Facebbok

As a guest on Mary J. Blige’s Beats 1 radio show, she talked about the effect of her divorce on This Is What the Truth Feels Like, joking that it could've been called I Was Sad, Now I’m Not.

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She has her own dolls

doll images via Amazon
Gwen Stefani

In 2006, Stefani launched a line of eight dolls that wore outfits made famous by Gwen and the Harajuku Girls.

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She also has her own wax statue

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 22: Singer Gwen Stefani appears with her wax figure after it was unveiled at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
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Gwen was set in wax for Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas in 2010. During the reveal, IRL Gwen stroked the wax figure's abs and said, "That is so weird, I can't believe it."

8 / 13

Her song with André 3000 is an outtake from OutKast's 'The Love Below'

"Long Way to Go" was supposed to be an OutKast track, but instead, it was used on Love. Angel. Music. Baby.

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Her favorite restaurant is Mama Cozza’s Italian Restaurant in Anaheim

According to ABC, Mama Cozza's is a Stefani family favorite.

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Her favorite movie is 'The Sound of Music'

"I realized how many times I've seen that movie," Gwen said in the interview above. "I know every move."

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She dreams of working with Coldplay's Chris Martin

"I would love to work with Chris Martin," she told Spin. "I’ve tried to get him to work with me for 10 years, so maybe he’ll do it this time."

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Her name jumbled spells 'wanting fees'

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Chaos to Couture" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City.  (Phot
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Not important, just wanted you to know.

13 / 13

She was photobombed by Weird Al

Enough said.


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