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Kelly Clarkson's Ex Now Owes Her $2.6M

Labor commission rules he overcharged her when acting as her manager

(Newser) - The latest in Kelly Clarkson's contentious divorce saga has more to do with her business relationship with ex-husband Brandon Blackstock than her personal relationship with him. While Blackstock acted as his wife's manager, he booked gigs and other deals for Clarkson—but, as TMZ explains, typically it's...

Divorce Changes Kelly Clarkson Song

Singer said she hadn't planned to perform 'Piece by Piece' again

(Newser) - In 2015, Kelly Clarkson released a song, "Piece by Piece," in which she tells why Brandon Blackstock is better at being a husband and father than her own father was. "A lot of that song is about what I desired and what I hoped and what I...

Kelly Clarkson Responds to Report of On-Set Toxicity

'Unacceptable,' host of 'Kelly Clarkson Show' says after unhappy staffers talk to 'Rolling Stone'

(Newser) - Kelly Clarkson is known for her bubbly, warm enthusiasm, which makes her a natural to host the eponymous talk show she's helmed on NBC since 2019. But things on the set of The Kelly Clarkson Show aren't quite as warm—at least not according to nearly a dozen...

Kelly Clarkson Doesn't Want to Be Clarkson Anymore

Last name would be replaced with her middle name, Brianne

(Newser) - In the wake of Kelly Clarkson's tumultuous divorce from Brandon Blackstock , the American Idol alum wants to change her last name. She had already changed it back to Kelly Clarkson in September of last year, when she was declared legally single, but now she wants to be Kelly Brianne...

Kelly Clarkson, Ex End Fight Over $17.8M Montana Ranch

Brandon Blackstock had argued prenup didn't cover the property

(Newser) - Months after their divorce became final, Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock have ended their wrangling over their $17.8 million Montana ranch. According to court documents filed Thursday in Los Angeles, Blackstock will receive a 5.12% stake in the property, People reports, valued at $908,800. Adjoining property remains...

Kelly Clarkson Must Pay Ex $2M a Year in Support

But those payments won't last forever

(Newser) - Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock's marriage may be all but over, but the "richer" part of their vows still appears to be coming into play. According to an order handed down Tuesday as part of their divorce proceedings, the singer must pay nearly $200,000 a month to...

NBC Has a Replacement Show for Ellen

Kelly Clarkson's talk show will take over DeGeneres' time slot in 2022

(Newser) - Kelly Clarkson's talk show will replace Ellen DeGeneres' in its time slot on NBC when the latter's show ends its 19-season run in 2022. The Kelly Clarkson Show, which is owned and produced by NBC's syndication arm, launched in September 2019, the Washington Post reports. "By...

Kelly Clarkson: My Ex, His Dad Defrauded Me

She alleges Brandon, Narvel Blackstock charged her outrageous fees, managed her illegally

(Newser) - A few months ago, Kelly Clarkson said her life had turned into "a little bit of a dumpster" after she and husband Brandon Blackstock called it quits. Now, more fuel for that dumpster fire. TMZ reports the 38-year-old American Idol and Voice star has "declared war" on Blackstock,...

Kelly Clarkson's Ex Wants $436K a Month in Divorce

Brandon Blackstock also wants $2M in attorney fees

(Newser) - Kelly Clarkson's divorce case continues, and the latest legal documents filed by her soon-to-be-ex-husband, Brandon Blackstock, reveal that he wants $436,000 per month from the singer, plus an additional $2 million in attorney fees. Of the monthly amount, $301,000 per month is spousal support and the rest...

John Legend at Billboard Awards: 'This Is for Chrissy'

Emotional performance came amid calls to vote, big wins for Post Malone

(Newser) - Walking into the show with 16 nominations, Post Malone won nine honors at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, where John Legend gave a heartfelt performance that was dedicated to his wife. From the piano, Legend told viewers "this is for Chrissy" before singing "Never Break," which includes...

Kelly Clarkson on Life After Split: 'a Dumpster'

Singer says we'll hear all about it on her next album

(Newser) - Three months after word of her split from husband Brandon Blackstock, Kelly Clarkson is speaking out on what she's gone through so far. In an interview with Today on Sunday, the 38-year-old American Idol winner and talk show host admitted that it hasn't been easy since she and...

Kelly Clarkson Is Getting Divorced
Kelly Clarkson
Is Getting Divorced

Kelly Clarkson Is Getting Divorced

She and Brandon Blackstock splitting after 7 years

(Newser) - Kelly Clarkson is splitting from her husband of seven years, reports the Blast . The 38-year-old singer and talk show host filed for divorce in Los Angeles last week from her music-manager husband, Brandon Blackstock, reports People . The couple have two kids of their own, daughter River Rose, 5, and son...

John Legend's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' Redo Not Going Over Well

Legend changed the lyrics to make them less 'date-rapey,' not everyone is pleased

(Newser) - "Baby It's Cold Outside" has become a bit controversial in the #MeToo era, so when John Legend recorded the 1944 holiday classic for the upcoming deluxe edition of his Christmas album, he decided to change the lyrics. That decision isn't going over well with some big names....

BMAs Host Clarkson Left Show 'in Tears From Pain'

Singer 'feeling awesome' after appendix removed Thursday

(Newser) - What a trooper. Kelly Clarkson underwent surgery to remove her appendix within hours of hosting the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday. The 37-year-old showed "absolutely no signs of discomfort" throughout the show, which saw her perform twice, per E! , though she'd been suffering stomach pain for days. "...

Fans Wowed That Kelly Clarkson Didn't Lip-Sync

Singer brought her own band, with horn section, to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

(Newser) - John Legend headed onto Twitter to defend the majority of artists—including himself—who've lip-synced their way through performances in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, per PopSugar . It's technical, he wrote , explaining that the floats performers ride on "don't have the capacity to handle the...

Billboard Awards Pays Tribute to School Shooting Victims

Ed Sheeran won the night's biggest honor

(Newser) - The Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group BTS. A tearful and emotional Kelly Clarkson opened the show in honor of the 10...

Tweets Suggest Allison Mack Had Her Eye on Emma Watson

The 'Smallville' actress is accused of recruiting women into sex cult

(Newser) - "I'm a fellow actress like yourself & involved in an amazing women's movement I think you'd dig. I'd love to chat if you're open." What may have sounded like a friendly invitation when it was tweeted in January 2016 has turned nefarious, at...

Kelly Clarkson: I Was 'Literally Blackmailed' Into Working With Dr. Luke

She speaks out in response to Kesha's allegations

(Newser) - Kelly Clarkson says her label "literally blackmailed" her into working with Dr. Luke, the producer Kesha has accused of rape. Clarkson initially tweeted in support of Kesha after a judge told Kesha she must continue working with Dr. Luke to fulfill her recording contract. "Trying 2 not say...

Hosts: Sorry We Told Kelly Clarkson to Lay Off Pizza

Mike Gallagher, Chris Wallace apologize

(Newser) - A conservative radio host and a Fox News anchor are eating their words about how much Kelly Clarkson should eat. On Friday's The Mike Gallagher Show, host Gallagher and his guest, Fox's Chris Wallace, were talking about the issue of "fat shaming" when Gallagher asked Wallace, "...

It's a Girl, a Boy, and a Girl for These 3 Celebs

Kelly Clarkson, Jenna Fischer, and Jade Jagger give birth

(Newser) - Huzzah! Three new celebrity babies have entered the world:
  • Kelly Clarkson announced the birth of her daughter with hubby Brandon Blackstock yesterday on Twitter, ETOnline reports. "Our baby girl River Rose Blackstock arrived on June 12th!" she wrote. "Thank you everyone for all of your well wishes!

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