Kelly Clarkson says Brandon Blackstock divorce ‘wasn’t an overnight decision’: ‘It tears you apart’

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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 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 love with someone and it doesn’t work out.”

The “Miss Independent” singer continued, “ think the talk about divorce — especially publicizing it, and people thinking they know the whole thing — is the hardest part of it, like, it’s not an overnight decision. Was.”

who has been divorced [knows], Clarkson said, “It was years of trying to make it work – not making it work, ’cause never wanted to be a part of ‘making it work’.” “I wanted to make it beautiful. I wanted to make it fabulous. I wanted to make it everything it possibly could be, and sometimes it’s not.”

Connected: Kelly Clarkson says her kids may be ‘really sad’ about her divorce from Brandon Blackstock

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She and Blackstock, 46, got engaged 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,

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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, “ ask my kids every night when we’re tucking each other and I tuck them into bed, ‘Are you happy? And if you’re not happy, 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 there are times It’ll be like, ‘I’m really, really sad, I wish mum and dad were the same house. They’re really honest about it. I’m raising that kind of person.”

Kelly Clarkson, Brandon Blackstock, Savannah Blackstock, River Rose Blackstock, Remington Alexander Blackstock, and Seth Blackstock "uglydolls"  At Regal Cinemas LA Live on April 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, California

Kelly Clarkson, Brandon Blackstock, Savannah Blackstock, River Rose Blackstock, Remington Alexander Blackstock, and Seth Blackstock attend the STX Films World Premiere of “Uglydolls” at Regal Cinema LA Live on April 27, 2019 Los Angeles, California.

Excel/Bauer-Griffin/Filmmagic Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock with their children

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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’re very Loved both.'”

“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. “Those are not small feelings. Those are huge feelings, and they are huge feelings.”