Kelly Clarkson spoke candidly about ‘feeling alone and misplaced’ throughout Christmastime in her NBC vacation particular.
Kelly Clarkson bought actual concerning the loneliness that would accompany the vacations. The singer, 39, shared her ideas concerning the “vary of feelings” she experiences throughout Christmastime throughout her NBC vacation particular Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around on Wednesday, Dec. 1, noting that it may be “robust” following her divorce from Brandon Blackstock.
“The vacations include a complete vary of feelings,” Kelly mentioned earlier than performing “Merry Christmas (To the One I Used to Know).” “I’m gonna be actual with y’all — once I wrote this subsequent track, I used to be crying my face off, which occurs even at Christmastime, everybody. I had simply put my youngsters to mattress and I used to be simply going by way of it, having a very arduous time, and it’s been a very robust 12 months for lots of us.”
The singer mentioned she “wrote this track for me,” however “additionally as a result of there aren’t many vacation songs for folks feeling alone or misplaced or simply plain unhappy aside from Dolly Parton’s basic ‘Exhausting Sweet Christmas,’ which all of us love.” She continued, “It’s about getting by way of a tricky vacation. I completely love that track and it allowed me to write down this.”
Kelly concluded the particular — a vacation companion to her vacation album When Christmas Comes Around launched in October — with a efficiency of “Christmas Isn’t Canceled (Simply You).” She famous it was the primary track she wrote for the album, alluding to her break up. “I wrote it as a result of lots of issues have been taken from us over the past couple of years: folks, relationships, jobs, and so forth,” she mentioned.
“There have been so many issues taken, however as an alternative of every little thing that’s gone fallacious, we must be all of the issues which have gone proper,” Kelly continued. “And that’s what my therapist tells me anyway in order that’s who I’m singing to! However it doesn't matter what folks attempt to take from you, no one can cancel Christmas, y’all.”
Kelly filed for divorce from Brandon in June 2020 after practically seven years of marriage, setting forth a messy divorce battle as they bought their funds so as. They share kids River Rose, 7, and Remington Alexander, 5, collectively. In September, Kelly was declared legally single; per courtroom paperwork obtained by HollywoodLife, the divorce will likely be finalized in January 2022.