Kelly Clarkson makes heartfelt admission about Christmas after divorce

Kelly is spending the day with her family

Kelly Clarkson has made a heartfelt admission about her life this Christmas, 18 months after filing for divorce from her husband. The singer, who won The Voice on Tuesday with her act Girl Named Tom, was asked on her social media channel to share which Christmas song describes her life right now.

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She found herself stumped, joking: "You should listen to my new record, there's a few on there." Wearing a festive sequin mini dress that featured a plunging neckline and paired with a studded leather belt, Kelly shared: "It's a range of emotions and there are a few that are applicable to me right now, but I would say Merry Christmas to the One I Used to Know."

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The lyrics to the song include: "If everything was like a dream, you'd be by my side, and who I thought you were was true not made up in my mind.

"You'd be here in my arms where I thought you'd be tonight, instead of me left wondering, was everything a lie?"

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Kelly shocked fans in June 2020 after filing for divorce from her husband Brandon Blackstock after six years of marriage.

The 39-year-old married Brandon in 2013, and the couple are parents to daughter River, seven, and son Remington, five.

Kelly Clarkson filed for divorce from Brandon in 2020

Court documents obtained in November 2020 showed that the singer had won primary custody of both of their children.

The singer and reality star judge announced in September that she would be releasing a second Christmas album, When Christmas Comes Around.

Kelly's album dropped mid-October

To celebrate the release, Kelly also performed a holiday special called Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around, which aired on NBC on 15 December.

Filmed in Los Angeles, Kelly shared that she hoped to “evoke timeless Christmas themes inspired by the power of song that change the viewers’ point of view – from fantastical worlds of being underneath the tree to a forest lit by the Northern Lights".

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