Regain your power! Kelly Clarkson subtly shaded her ex-husband, Brandon Blackstockin the teaser for her new song “Mine”.
“Someone will show you / How you can use your heart / Like you did with mine” american idol alum sang a cappella in fragment through Twitter on Tuesday, April 4, also noting that the track will be released on April 14.
Before announcing her single, Clarkson revealed that her new album, Chemistrywill be available shortly after she’s been working on it for “nearly three years” – during her messy break with Blackstock, 46.
“It is called Chemistry because I was trying to find a word – and it could be one of the songs on the album – that would really describe it all. The Kelly Clarkson Show the host explained in a video via Twitter and Instagram 26 March. “I didn’t want everyone to think that I was just expressing some kind of“ I am angry ”,“ I am sad ”- just one or two emotions. This album is definitely the arch of all relationships. Whole relationships should not be reduced to one thing. So there is good and bad and ugly about it.”
Us weekly in June 2020, it was confirmed that Clarkson had filed for divorce from her music manager after nearly seven years of marriage. As the reason for the breakup, the performer of “Because of You” called “irreconcilable differences.”
“They clashed on so many levels and being in quarantine together has exacerbated their problems to the point of no return,” the source said. Us while.
Following the split, the exes engaged in a lengthy legal battle over the next two years as they fought over their assets, finances and custody of their two children: daughter River, 8, and son Remington, 6. Voice the coach ultimately agreed in his 2022 divorce agreement to pay Blackstock a lump sum of $1.3 million in addition to $115,000 a month in spousal support through January 2024, according to documents obtained by Us.
Clarkson retained primary custody of his children. Blackstock, for his part, will visit his children once a month. The “Since You Been Gone” singer has agreed to pay $45,601 a month in child support until the minors turn 18 or are able to support themselves financially.
“(Divorce) tears you apart,” Clarkson shared during a March appearance on the Angie Martinez IRL podcast. “I think the hardest thing about divorce — especially the publicity and people who think they know everything — is that it wasn’t an overnight decision. Who was divorced (knows). It’s been years of trying to make it – not make it work, because I never wanted to be part of something to make it work – I wanted to make it beautiful. I wanted to make it amazing. I wanted to do my best, but sometimes it just doesn’t happen.”