Kelly Clarkson Give Powerhouse Cover, Was the Fire Sparked by Divorce?

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Kelly Clarkson delivered a powerful cover as part of the Kellyoke segment on her talk show this week. The Voice coach performed “Gaslighter” by The Chicks.

Clarkson’s showed so much emotion during her performance, many believe it’s because she can relate to the song’s message. Clarkson is currently going through a divorce from husband Brandon Blackstock.

Kelly Clarkson Covers The Chicks

Today on The Kelly Clarkson Show, the host performed a cover of “Gaslighter,” the title track off the Chicks’ 2020 album. The song addresses someone who’s lied, calling them out for their behavior.

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Clarkson was backed up by two singers and her band Y’all. She seemed to really be feeling the song, even giving a wink to the camera at one point. Her voice soared at the song’s finale.

Some fans think Clarkson may have been drawing from her own experience while performing the song. She filed from divorce from husband Brandon Blackstock last year, and the couple’s messy split has made headlines.

Was Clarkson Sending a Message to Her Ex?

“Ooooh she felt the lyrics on this one. Go off, KC!” one fan wrote in the comments of the performance.

Another user commented, “The lyrics seems like a message to someone who shouldn’t be named!”

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Someone else wrote, “Oooh she related hard to this one!”

It seems like a lot of fans think Clarkson was sending a message to her ex. The pair have been in some legal battles over the past several months, as Blackstock was also Clarkson’s manager.

It’s not the first time fans have connected Clarkson’s song choice to her real life. Her previous cover of “I’m Movin’ On” by Rascal Flatts also seemed to be filled with real emotion.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jill O'Rourke
Jill O'Rourke

Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

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