Everything had started so well, too. To begin with, you see, Shelton received some good-natured ribbing from DeGeneres – and Shelton played along. He even took mock-objection to the host pointing out that Shelton was no longer considered People’s “Sexiest Man Alive.” It was the kind of light-hearted banter audiences have come to expect from the quick-witted host. But the interview went downhill from there.