‘American Idol’ champ Kelly Clarkson, Brandon Blackstock expecting girl!

Take a look -Mrs. Carter: There’s some more great news now coming out of the Kelly Clarkson camp.

While many celebrities choose for whatever reason to sell their relationship / pregnancy stories to the press (babies = cash!), the original “American Idol” winner has gone a very different and welcome route: She’s sharing the news with her fans herself without getting a big pay day! Kelly has always been pretty good in sharing big news with her fans herself instead of going through the media and this time she is using social media to reveal that she is expecting a baby girl with husband Brandon Blackstock. This was revealed in a post on her Twitter account today, one in which Kelly also joked that “only a girl could cause this much drama with all this vomiting.”

Kelly was very busy just a month ago promoting her Christmas album “Wrapped in Red” at a variety of different awards shows, but since that time, she has stayed a little bit quieter and under-the-radar. Meanwhile, the show that made her a star is now back on the air with its latest batch of new episodes. “American Idol XIII” is hardly the ratings revelation that it was years ago, but it is still a strong part of the Fox lineup. This is the time of year that we imagine that Kelly and many others get reflective, and think back to when they were first getting their start as a part of the show. She is beyond a shadow of a doubt one of the most-successful winners in the history of the series, and it will be interesting to see what else happens with her career the rest of the way as she embraces this new part of her life.

We are crazy happy for Kelly, and are excited to see everything else that is coming around the bend for her! Share below, and head over here if you want to get some more news from us via our CarterMatt Newsletter.

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