Kelly Clarkson upsets ex Brandon Blackstock over expensive divorce settlement ahead of release of her Chemistry album

Kelly Clarkson’s long-awaited divorce album, tentatively titled Release Date chemistryClose, she is ready for spill the beans on the rise and fall of her marriage Brandon Blackstock.

The singer – who last released an album titled meaning of lifesix years ago – and Brandon was married from 2013 to 2022, and has two children, river rosenine, and Remington “Remy” Alexander, Seven.

The two had a long and tumultuous divorce – They first applied in 2020 and it is finalized in 2022 – Legal disputes over their properties, particularly Kelly’s Montana farm, as well as legal disputes over spousal and child support for Brandon.

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Ahead of her album’s June 23 release date, Kelly appeared on the Today Show to promote it, and did not hold back from writing about the details of her divorce.

Speaking with the Today Show’s Carson Daly and Hoda Kotb, he first explained: “I waited till I went through [to release the album]So now it’s like a different chapter for me,” That part of the wait, as she admitted, was that she “wouldn’t cry through it all.” [the interviews.],

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Now that she’s ready, she promises to share when it comes to both the ups and downs of a relationship — the “extremely wonderful” and “extremely unhealthy” chemistry that anyone can have. — and even her financial status with her ex-partner isn’t off limits.

Kelly Clarkson Brandon Blackstock Grammy 2013© Getty
Kelly and Brandon dated for six years before getting married

When Hoda was breaking down everything that’s going to be on the upcoming record, she said: “When a lot of relationships end there’s a lot of things they fight over, and a lot of times it’s money.”

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statement Couldn’t have resonated more with Kelly, Joe laughed and said in agreement, “Hey…”.

Kelly Clarkson and ex-husband Brandon Blackstock© Getty
The former couple were married for almost ten years

The Today host then mentions the song ‘Red Flag Collector’, where the former American Idol The contestant appears to expose her ex-husband’s behavior in the midst of a divorce when she sings: “Sure, you can take the towels. You can take my money. Drag my name across town. I don’t mind, I changed it anyway.”

Kelly with her ex-husband Brandon Blackstock and their three children© Getty
Kelly with his ex-wife and their two children, as well as his two children from a previous marriage

The song continues: “Inflate your chest as you move your mouth. Play cowboy in the wild, wild west. I don’t mind, you know better. Keep riding till you can’t tell us appears to be a direct reference to The former couple feud over Kelly’s Montana ranch.

Kelly Clarkson and River Rose Blackstock attend the 2022 People's Choice Awards held at Barker Hangar on December 6, 2022 in Santa Monica, California.© Getty
Kelly and her daughter River at the PCA Awards

Their argument over the property, which Kelly is listed as the sole owner, began when Brandon revealed he wanted to leave the entertainment industry and become a full-time rancher. When his ex-wife announces she plans to sell the farm, The father of four fought against itEmphasizing that he needed the vast property for his animal husbandry business.

Kelly Clarkson with her two children at the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony© Getty
The singer has primary custody of her two children

In August 2021, a judge ruled that if he planned to work on the property and receive a profit from it, He will be responsible for the cost of its maintenance, reportedly around $81,000 a month. Brandon later moved out in June 2022, but he would still continue to receive other payments from Kelly until 2024.

he still has to Pay $115,000 per month in spousal support through January 2024, Additionally, Brandon receives $45,601 per month in child support, even though Kelly has primary custody of their two children, and only has one weekend a month to spend with them.