Over the course of over a year, Kelly Clarkson has gone through a major life transformation in the public eye. the original American Idol She has gone through a lengthy divorce process from her estranged husband, Brandon Blackstock, since he filed to end their marriage in June 2020. More than a year later, though, Clarkson looks back on her divorce from her ex-husband and her manager and opens up about losing some major red flags during their relationship.
While recently appearing on Loving someone with Delilah The podcast, the newly minted solo singer, revealed that she has no reservations about how her life and marriage will unfold. “I don’t regret anything. Even the unfortunate things that happen in your life or the difficult things,” Clarkson explained, “because we can do difficult things.” “But I also feel like that’s what shapes you, that’s what makes you a better person, and that’s what makes you realize: OK I missed those red flags, I missed that, I ignored that on purpose.”
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To lighten the mood, Clarkson sarcastically said she should name her next album “red flag collector‘, adding, ‘I mean… I just collect it.’ I was apparently wanting to do some kind of show with a lot of them.” And while she doesn’t frankly Say that, it seems clear here that Clarkson is referring to her marriage and subsequent separation from Blackstock during this exchange.
The couple had been married for nearly seven years and welcomed two children together before Clarkson filed for divorce. What ensued during the proceedings was a long dispute over money, child custody, and even the former couple’s Montana farm. Through it all, Clarkson has been open and honest about much of her experience. Now, the singer is ready for a clean slate in 2022, and in terms of finding love again in the future? The door is still open for Clarkson for sure. “I mean… you never know about love,” she said shyly.
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