Entertainment Kelly Clarkson's Estranged Husband Was 'Extremely Jealous' of Her Success
After years of suspicion, reckoning for high-flying R. Kelly
NEW YORK (AP) — Most people know him for “I Believe I Can Fly,” the 1996 sing-along hit that became an inspirational anthem played at school graduations, weddings and in advertisements. Or possibly for a stinging parody by comedian Dave Chappelle. But starting this week, what prosecutors say was a not-so-secret dark side of R&B superstar R. Kelly will be presented in lurid detail for a jury in New York City. The federal trial comes after years of frustration among women who say they were sexually abused by the 54-year old singer, who vehemently denies any wrongdoing.
She can breathe for the first time!feels “extremely confident” as she waits for her divorce from to be finalized, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.
“The relationship had been on the rocks for a long time,” the insider adds. “She was the high-income earner with a wildly successful talk show, and is the star of another hit show The Voice. Brandon was extremely jealous of it and made her know it.”
Following her June 2020 split from the music manager, 44, the, 39, “can finally enjoy her success without feeling ashamed,” the source tells Us. “Kelly doesn’t take credit for her success but shares it with the team she works with. It’s just who she is.”
Kelly Clarkson Rocks Out at Blake Shelton Concert with Friends: 'Livin' Our Best Lives'
Kelly Clarkson enjoyed performances by Blake Shelton, Martina McBride, Tracy Byrd, and more at a Friday show in Denver "Get it @blakeshelton we are LIVIN' OUR BEST LIVES!!! THANK YOU ❤️❤️❤️," Clarkson captioned the photo. Shelton is currently on the road for his Friends and Heroes Tour, which kicked off in Omaha, Nebraska, Aug. 18 and features guests Martina McBride, Tracy Byrd, Trace Adkins, and Lindsay Ell.
Clarkson and the Texas nativeand share daughter River, 7, and son Remington, 5. Blackstock also shares two children with ex-wife .
In November 2020, the “Breakaway” singer wasof her kids. The following July, Us confirmed that Clarkson was in spousal support, with an additional $45,601 per month in child support. The agreement was temporary until the duo reached a final settlement.
The Kelly Clarkson Show hostin monthly income, and according to the source, the Daytime Emmy winner grew wary “that Brandon was just using her for her money and lifestyle” before they called it quits.
Kelly Ripa Slams Claims Her Fresh-Faced Beach Photo Had a Filter
Kelly Ripa Slams Claims Her Fresh-Faced Beach Photo Had a FilterThe Live With Kelly and Ryan host shared a selfie with the Riverdale star, both 50, from the beach at sunset via Instagram on Tuesday, August 31. She captioned the pic, “Cheese and a baguette .
“The marriage was really, really awful at the end. … Kelly felt that she could no longer trust Brandon. She had a lot of questions that he just couldn’t answer,” the source tells Us, noting that there was “tremendous resentment” between the former couple. “She just wasn’t willing to look the other way anymore.”
With “so much tension in the family home” ahead of the duo’s split last summer, Clarkson appreciates the fresh start she found in her new Toluca Lake, California, residence. The “Since U Been Gone” singer— and feels better than ever.
“Buying a new house for the kids was also a new beginning for Kelly,” the insider says. “It was freedom.”
Along with her new home on the West Coast,she previously shared with Blackstock, which she argued was a “financial burden” in recent court docs. She is also when the divorce proceedings are made final.
For more on Clarkson’s hopes for her life after divorce, watch the video above and pick up the latest issue of Us Weekly, on newsstands now.
Kelly Clarkson says she could never 'take over' for Ellen DeGeneres .
Kelly Clarkson has insisted she could never 'take over' from Ellen DeGeneres. The Breakaway hitmaker's eponymous talk show will move into the slot vacated by the Finding Dory star's show next spring.The Breakaway hitmaker's eponymous talk show will move into the slot vacated by the Finding Dory star's show when she steps down after 19 years next spring but Kelly does not feel worthy of being compared to the broadcast legend.