Kelly Clarkson revealed that she once rode with her after a fan took her for the winner of “American Idol” Kerry Underwood.
Clarkson was the first American Idol winner, but hardly the last. In Season 4, the Underwood superstar, who is now in the country, also took home the coveted title, which, as Clarkson found, sometimes led to some confusion among fans.
Speaking on her talk show on Friday, the singer “Because of you” showed that she once had an awkward meeting with a young woman who asked her for an autograph.
“This girl came up to me and said, ‘My God, your song’ So Small ‘is one of my favorites,”; Clarkson explained, “and I kept thinking,’ I don’t have a song, ‘So Small.’ another song, and I said, “Oh, you think I’m Carrie Underwood.”
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She found that she was not quite sure what was best to do in an awkward meeting, and decided not to fix the fan.
“And I literally don’t look like Kerry Underwood,” she added. “I was so upset about her that I just … She said, ‘Can you sign this?’ “And I completely signed ‘Kerry Underwood. I think it could be illegal!”
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The topic arose during a game Clarkson played with guests Michelle Bhutto and Cheryl Hines, in which they discussed how they would react in various awkward situations, encouraging other women to discover that they had similar experiences with men, taking them for Kim Coles and Julie Bowen accordingly. .
It’s not the first time Clarkson has told the story of the Underwood mistake. According to Page Six, she appeared on the Z100 show “Elvis Duran” and “Morning” in 2016 to tell a similar story.
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“People come up to me all the time,” Clarkson explained. “Okay, we’re nothing, nothing like anything, there’s really nothing like it, except that we’ve both been on Idol. the song “So Little” and I say, “Thank you. Thank you, I think you think I’m Carrie Underwood. It always happens!”