The frenemy coaches seem to have reached a comfortable place. So comfortable, in fact, that this new extended promo features Xtina spanking Adam on the butt with one of her infamous fans! She didn’t just swat him playfully, either — he bent over and prepared for the spank. Is The Voice turning into Fifty Shades of Greywith the red chairs of pain? We kid, we kid.
And though we have plenty of envy for Xtina’s signature accessory, this clip makes us extra excited for this fall. It was a long, difficult season without Christina and Adam together, and though we loved Shakira, she never did anything like this to the Maroon 5 frontman. Perhaps Blake Shelton did, but this season, it will be a balance between Adamtina flirting and Blake and Adam’s bromance.
Basically, we liked Shakira and Usher, but nothing beats the original four judges. Watch the clip, then tell us what you think of Xtina’s spanking in the comments below!
Catch The Voice 2013 premiere on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.