Kelly Clarkson on feeling ‘cleansed’ amid Brandon Blackstock divorce


Kelly Clarkson needed a recent begin after leaving husband Brandon Blackstock — and that began at dwelling.

The “Stronger” singer, 38, talked about divorce with Fran Drescher on Tuesday’s The Kelly Clarkson Present and the ladies bonded over how they tried to search out peace amid the chaos.

“I simply wish to let you know, once I purchased this home, I used to be getting a divorce from my first husband and I used to be nonetheless on the present The Nanny and my life was very sophisticated and intense and busy,” Drescher shared. “I wanted one thing that was extraordinarily calming and really pristine to make me really feel very peaceable.”

“You actually, simply — it’s such as you have been in my final remedy session,” Clarkson laughed. “I bought a brand new home, it’s very white and clear, the identical reasoning. And I additionally redid my workplace right here. I checked out Kevin in our artwork division and I used to be like, ‘Please assist me make this make sense.’ I used to be like, ‘I have to really feel cleansed.’ I simply needed to really feel blissful and it does, the colours make me really feel actually good.”

Kelly Clarkson redecorated her office with "happy" colors during her divorce from Brandon Blackstock.
Kelly Clarkson redecorated her workplace with “blissful” colours throughout her divorce from Brandon Blackstock. (Picture: Getty Pictures)

Drescher was married to author and producer Peter Marc Jacobson for practically 20 years. He publicly got here out as homosexual after their relationship ended. She mentioned the divorce really modified her life for the higher.

“I simply wish to let you know that now that every little thing’s achieved and years have handed, we’re really very fortunately divorced,” Drescher mentioned, referencing the present they co-created Fortunately Divorced. Though it was painful at first, the actress shared with Clarkson recommendation she was given on the time.

“Don’t throw the infant out with the bathtub water. Simply take what’s good about it and nurture the love in a brand new manner, I feel, might be the healthiest if you are able to do it,” she defined.

Clarkson and Blackstock are within the midst of a contentious divorce after six years of marriage. The Voice coach was lately awarded major custody of their kids — River Rose, 6, and Remington Alexander, 4 — and he or she has been opening up a bit extra in regards to the painful break up.

“It is horrible. There are such a lot of onerous components. The toughest for me is the youngsters,” she mentioned final week on her daytime talkshow. “I all the time assume as girls we’re skilled to take all of it on and you may take care of it and also you’re wonderful. However it’s your infants that you just fear about.”

Clarkson has been candid about remedy, revealing her youngsters are talking to somebody to assist them throughout this transition.

“Now we have a whole lot of assist so far as therapists or little one psychologists as a result of we wish to do it proper,” she informed Further. “I positively wish to do it proper… everybody’s unhappy — and it’s OK to be unhappy.”

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