Famous singer Kelly Clarkson decided to talk about her body and insecurities, and the popular star actually made an unexpected revelation. Kelly said that she actually was unhappier when she was skinny. She even claimed that she felt miserable during the whole time.
Kelly opened by about body imagine during an interview with Attitude. The star has many times spoken about this subject and the pressure that young women commonly feel to have a slim figure. “When I was really skinny, I wanted to kill myself,” she said during her interview.
“I was miserable, like inside and out, for four years of my life But no one cared, because aesthetically you make sense,” the star went on to add. Kelly also talked about her experience as a young women making her debut in the industry. The star said that she suddenly became successful after winning the American Idol in 2002 and she felt a lot of pressure to lose weight and be as skinny as other stars in the music industry.
“I, like, wrecked my knees and my feet, because all I would do is put in headphones and run. I was at the gym all the time,” she said. She also claimed that working with Clive Davis’ RCA Records was a dark time in her career. Kelly revealed that she got into a lot of fights with Davis, over which songs should be included on her 2007 album. The star said that at one point David made her cry and told that her song, Because of You, was “shitty.”
Kelly said that she was told that her job was to shut up and sing. The star said that at that point in her life, she was around a series of negative people. “I got out of it because I had a lot of great people there, too. It was a case of turning around, facing them and walking toward the light,” she added. And Kelly also started to speak about this issue in the attempt to make light over this aspect of the music industry and potentially also help others.