Kelly Brianne Clarkson aka Kelly Clarkson, winner of the television series American Idol, reveals about the struggles she went through with self-image.
Clarkson revealed one of the darkest time of her career and admitted that she contemplated suicide. She always has outspoken about accepting body types and said that she pushed her body to workouts constantly.
American Idol' winner Kelly Clarkson Opens up her Struggle with Really Skinny Body and Contemplated Suicide
In an interview with Attitude Magazine, 35-year-old Clarkson revealed that during her darkest period of her entire period, she contemplated suicide. She explained that she was really skinny and wanted to kill herself. She furthermore added:
I was miserable, like, inside and out, for four years of my life. But, no one cared, because aesthetically you make sense.
Clarkson said that she was at the gym all the time and she regards the time as a very dark time for her. She said:
I thought the only way out was quitting. I, like, wrecked my knees and my feet because all I would do it put in headphones and run.
American Idol' winner Kelly Clarkson Source: wikifeet
She said that she began to change her mentality and habits while the release of her album "My December" in 2007.
Clarkson wrote few lines on her song Sober song from her album My December. She added:
There’s this line, ‘picked the weeds but kept the flowers’ and I just live my life by that because you are who you surround yourself with.
She recalled the moment and said:
I was around some really negative people, and 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.
For now, Clarkson is living a blissful married life with husband Brandon Blackstock and has two children; River Rose 3 years old and 1-year-old son Remington Alexander.