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Kelly Clarkson, Brandon Blackstock relationship: From first meeting to surprise split


Kelly Clarkson is ending her relationship with Brandon Blackstock after seven years of marriage.

The “American Idol” winner and speak present host filed for divorce in June 2020, surprising her followers who had recognized her and Blackstock as a loving couple residing a Hollywood dream. With the divorce coming as a surprise to the world, beneath is a rundown of simply how their whirlwind romance acquired to this level.

They meet

The couple met in 2006 at a rehearsal for the County Music Awards, People stories. Clarkson was readily available to carry out Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time.” Blackstock, in the meantime, was there to carry out a duet of the nation band Rascal Flatts’ “What Hurts the Most.” He was the group’s tour supervisor on the time. Nevertheless, the 2 didn’t start courting but as he was nonetheless along with his ex-wife, Melissa Ashworth.


They date

Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock are divorcing.

In 2012, they reconnected on the Tremendous Bowl. By this time, he was single too they usually had been ready to begin courting, however their courtship as boyfriend and girlfriend didn’t final very lengthy earlier than they took issues to the subsequent stage.

They get engaged

Lower than a 12 months after they began courting, Blackstock was prepared to be married as soon as once more. On Dec. 5, 2012, Clarkson took to Twitter to announce the thrilling information that he had popped the query and that she had accepted.

“I’M ENGAGED!!!!! I wanted y’all to know!! Happiest night of my life last night! I am so lucky and am with the greatest man ever :)” she tweeted at the time.

They abandon wedding ceremony plans

Clarkson initially had plans for an enormous, lavish wedding ceremony to happen open air within the fall. Particularly, she was eyeing an October 2013 date. Nevertheless, she revealed to People on the time that she deserted these plans after the method acquired too hectic along with her busy schedule.


“We are so busy that we finally just came to terms the other night and were like, ‘So, we change our minds and we want to elope.’ We just got so overwhelmed by it — all the decisions.”

She famous that between her varied work obligations and appearing as step-mom-to-be to Blackstock’s two children from his earlier relationship, they determined that eloping was the best way to go.

They elope

In October 2013, Clarkson and Blackstock acquired married in a small, intimate ceremony in Tennessee.

“I’m officially Mrs. Blackstock 🙂 We got married yesterday at Blackberry Farms in TN, the most beautiful place ever!” she wrote on Twitter on the time, together with a photograph of her and her new husband on the large day in query.

They’ve children

Seth Blackstock, Remington Alexander Blackstock, Savannah Blackstock, Kelly Clarkson, River Rose Blackstock and Brandon Blackstock attend STX Films World Premiere of "UglyDolls" on April 27, 2019 in Los Angeles.

Though her marriage to Blackstock meant she would grow to be a step-parent to his two children, Savannah and Seth, the couple acquired to work rapidly on including to their household.

In 2014, lower than a 12 months after tying the knot, Clarkson welcomed her first youngster, River Rose, to the world.


“Our baby girl River Rose Blackstock arrived on June 12th! Thank you everyone for all of your well wishes! Brandon and I are on cloud 9!! :)” she announced on Twitter.

Two years later, in 2016, she gave beginning to a son, Remington Alexander.

“Our little baby boy has arrived!! Remington Alexander Blackstock was born 4/12/16 & he is healthy & we couldn’t be happier or more in love!” she tweeted.

They split

The duo’s marriage appeared effective firstly. Her profession continued to roll on as she launched music and acquired her very personal speak present. Nevertheless, they reportedly listed their Los Angeles residence for $10 million, providing the first signal that bother was brewing.

Slightly greater than a month later, it was revealed that the “Since You’ve Been Gone” singer filed for divorce from Blackstock on June 4. Though valuable little is thought concerning the motive for the split, a supply informed Entertainment Tonight that the duo realized their relationship hasn’t been working for some time and in the end referred to as it quits.

“Kelly and Brandon work together nonstop and that became a contention in their relationship,” the insider stated. “Brandon is the [executive producer] of her show, as well as her manager.”


The supply additional alleged that “Kelly has always brought up wanting more children, which Brandon doesn’t.”


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