Kelly Clarkson Looking Back at What It Was Like to Make the Decision to Divorce Her Ex-Husband brandon blackstock After seven years of marriage.
Appeared in a new episode of the Grammy winner and talk show host Angie Martinez irl podcastduring which she talked about her split from Blackstock, with whom she has two children: River Rose, 8, and Remington Alexander, 6,
“What does divorce do to you? Because it has to make you move, doesn’t it?” asked the host, 52.
“It tears you apart,” Clarkson, 40, explained, “whenever you fall in love with someone and it doesn’t work out.”
The “Miss Independent” singer continued, “I think the talk about divorce — especially with it being publicized, and people thinking they know the whole thing — is the hardest part of it, like, It was not an overnight decision.”
Clarkson said, “Anybody who’s been divorced[knows]. It took years of trying to make it – not making it work, ’cause I never want to be a part of anything that ‘works'”. Was.” “I wanted to make it beautiful. I wanted to make it terrifying. I wanted to make it everything it could possibly be, and sometimes it isn’t.”
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She and Blackstock, 46, got engaged in December 2012 after six years of dating and married the following October. In 2020, the American Idol the winner filed for divorce from the music manager, and it was Finalized after two years,
elsewhere irl interview, clarkson opened up her children’s feelings about the divorceNoticing that she makes it a ritual to check up on them and gauge their feelings.
Clarkson said, “I ask my kids every night when we’re cuddling and I tuck them into bed, ‘Are you happy? And if you’re not, what makes you happy?’ Can?” “Especially the last two years … it kills me (but) I want them to be honest, so I never say, ‘Oh my God, don’t tell me that,’ but at times it It’ll be like, ‘I’m really, really sad, I wish mum and dad were in the same house. They’re really honest about it. I’m raising that kind of person.”
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sound Coach said, “I just sit there and I’m like, ‘I get it. I’m also from a divorced family. I get it. It sucks. But we’re going to make it work. And you so both of us. loved.'”
“I think (it’s important to be) communicating with them and … not treating them like an adult because they’re not, but not treating them like a child,” she continued. “They’re not little feelings. They’re big feelings, and they’re big feelings.”