Gwen Stefani Talks 'Make Me Like You' Music Video, Reveals New Song is About Blake Shelton
Gwen Stefani pulled off the seemingly impossible on Monday night (Feb. 15) during the Grammys with the first-ever live music video for her new single "Make Me Like You." Now, in a new interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the "Used to Love You" singer opened up about the making of her one-shot video and the inspiration behind the track's lyrics...
"I can't believe that happened. That was a trip," Stefani remarked. "They'd been talking about it since Christmas and planning it. Every little detail counts. There's hundreds of people working there. I personally worked on it probably like six days, maybe, at the most, but I'm talking like 7 in the morning 'til 3 in the morning."
Despite those incredibly long days for Stefani and months for the production team, the video didn't go as planned when Stefani fell - or did it?
"We did that on purpose so people would go, 'Oh, my God! It's live and she fell,'" Stefani revealed, saying there was a stunt double and during a quick shot she left out a door. However, just two takes before the actual live video itself, Stefani actually did fall and land on her head, though she played it off, saying that it "knocked some sense" into her.
The other big revelation Stefani made about "Make Me Like You" is that is, in fact, about her new boyfriend Blake Shelton.
As Kimmel prodded her about the illuminated "Blake's" sign in the video, at first, Stefani played it cool. "I don't know. That was just a coincidence. I don't know why they put that. That was weird," she joked, before revealing that the song is, in fact, about "that guy."
"Make Me Like You" is the second single off Stefani's new album This Is What the Truth Feels Like...
The album is due for release on March 18.