It's hard to believe that it's almost been 10 years since we first saw Kelly Clarkson make her music debut on American Idol. Now, the singer is getting ready to enter her 30s and is on the verge of releasing her fifth studio album, "Stronger."
So what is it that makes her feel stronger now? Surviving her twenties. Don't Want To Hook Up? Kelly Clarkson Can Help
"Your twentyies, by the way, for anyone, for any human being, are very hard. You don't have to be famous," she tells USA Today, speaking not only of her music career but her personal life, too. She even refers to them as "the searching decade."
While Kelly has claimed seven Top 10 singles on Billboard's Hot 100 and has had a double-platinum album, she's changed managers multiple times and even had some record controversy. Kelly admits that there have been times when she's thought her career wasn't worth the time she spends away from her family and friends... and romance.
It's understandable that her career poses a challenge to dating when she's traveling to multiple countries every week. Even though she writes and sings about love, the songstress admits that she has "never been in love. I've never experienced certain things, and I think that's because I have this side of me that is shut off. Because I haven't found anybody yet to open to that I feel like, 'OK, you're worth breaking down that wall for.' I've never found that." Kelly Clarkson: Single, Curvy And Not Gay
Kelly hasn't given up hope, though. She is saving marriage for her late 30s, "Because, statistically, if you wait that long, you're not going to get divorced," she says. (She does have a point there!)
We look forward to all the great music Kelly will provide us while she's in her 30s, the love that she will find, and who knows? Maybe we'll even see her on Broadway. "That's something I really want to do. I love Broadway."
Do you think Kelly is right, that you should wait until your 30s to get married?
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