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Kelly Clarkson Announces Second Child

Kelly Clarkson is pregnant again. The inaugural "American Idol" champ, who has a 14-month-old daughter River Rose with husband Brandon Blackstock, announced the happy news on Wednesday night (August 19) during a performance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

"I was totally not planning to announce this, but I'm pregnant. I'm having a really hard time," Clarkson told the crowd, breaking into tears as she prepared to perform "Piece By Piece," an emotional song about her troubled relationshp with his father. Clarkson added that, "I'm gonna nail the shit out of this song. That was not how I wanted to announce (the pregnancy). I hate this song right now. My makeup artist is backstage hating me right now. I just don't want you to think I'm on pills or drunk."
After the song she apologized to Blackstock, saying, "That was not planned. I just didn't want you to think I was crazy or something. Honestly, I'm just so hormonal today. I haven't vomited yet. That is a freakin' win, y'all." Clarkson did not reveal how pregnant she is or when the baby is due.
Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.