Country-pop singer Shania Twain’s personal life journey is the stuff of legends. She has battled it all; be it poverty, an absent biological father, abusive step-father and tackling the responsibilities of her siblings after the death of her parents. These tragedies, which happened early in her life, were compounded by the double betrayal by a best friend and a cheating husband.
Shania Twain married Robert “Mutt” Lange, who was the producer of albums, in 1993. The marriage happened just weeks after the two had met each other and presumably fallen in love, almost instantly.
The couple had their son, Eja Lange in 2001. Though Shania was experiencing problems in her marriage, she was left traumatized when her husband of fifteen years ran away with her best friend, Marie-Anne Thiébaud.
Marie-Anne Thiébaud was Robert Lange’s personal assistant and Shania’s confidante. Shania was horrified further when she came to know that the lying twosome had been having an affair right under her unaware nose. She had no idea of their affair till, Marie-Anne Thiébaud ‘s husband, Frédéric Thiébaud, who was an executive at the Nestlé company, gave her the unpleasant details.
Shania Twain and Robert Lange separated in 2008 and their divorce was finalized in 2010. Fortunately for Shania, the whole sordid mess resulted in bringing together, Frédéric Thiébaud and Shania. The relationship that had started with friendship ended in a beautiful romance and they soon married in 2011.
The beautiful songstress, who had not only lost interest in music after the dual betrayal, but had been diagnosed with dysphonia, a pychosomatic disorder wherein fear and stress can cause the voice box getting squeezed by its surrounding muscles, got music back in her life. She opted for a regular show at the splendid Caesars Palace Colosseum and stay based in Las Vegas, as her son had become her priority.
In recent times, she has reached out to her biological father whom she hadn’t seen since she was 2 years old, as she wanted Eja to know his grandfather. She is yet to find a record producer who can be a suitable replacement for her ex-husband, and is currently working on an album.