She is known for her powerful performances and affable stage presence.
And on Thursday’s episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show, the 38-year-old singer revealed that she once had to use a trash can as a makeshift toilet just before going in front of an audience.
The story was brought up during a conversation the songwriter had with country artist Clint Black, who mentioned that a first act on his part had previously admitted to urinating on stage.
Risky business: Kelly Clarkson revealed she already had to use a trash can as a toilet during Thursday’s episode of her talk show
Clarkson responded to the musician’s story with a laugh and hinted at an embarrassing experience of his own, remarking, “I’ll tell you right away, there was once … it wasn’t pee.” , my friend.
The first American Idol winner began her story by noting that before a performance she had been “kind of destroyed by some kind of food.”
She then explained to her guest in relatively detail how she was forced to use a wastebasket as a makeshift toilet in an effort to get on stage as quickly as possible.
Clarkson remembers, “I grabbed that poor trash and boy, I destroyed it. It was bad. It was bad, Clint… It happens! What are you supposed to do?
Using what she had: The singer noticed that she had eaten something that had upset her stomach before the performance, which prompted her to use what was around as a toilet; we see her playing in 2014
Spill the beans: Clarkson told her guest, Clint Black, that she hadn’t had a good time using the wastebasket, and noted that she “destroyed” it
The 59-year-old guest then joked that he was “trying to visualize” the event.
The hitmaker also noted that she was not afraid to discuss topics that many others would consider off the table or inappropriate to discuss.
“I don’t have a filter in the best possible way. I am open to talk about anything. I don’t think anything is really inappropriate – obviously some things, ”Clarkson remarked.
She added, “Most of the things that I’m ready to talk about, that some people are not ready for when they talk to me. Like, ‘um TMI! ”
All is well: Clarkson told Black she remembers her past experiences well and noted that she was “open to talking” on her show
The Since U Been Gone singer is well known for her energetic live performances and extensive touring schedule.
She first hit the road at American Idols Live! Tour 2002 after taking first place in the inaugural season of the competition.
Clarkson’s first solo headliner race was titled The Breakaway Tour and lasted from 2005 until the following year.
The songwriter has since embarked on several other excursions as an artist, her most recent effort being the Meaning of Life tour, which ran from January to March 2019.
Doing Her Thing: Clarkson is known for her extensive touring schedule and energetic performances, as well as her friendly stage presence; we see her sing in 2019
Keeping busy: The Since U Been Gone singer’s last tour was in 2019; we see her playing in an episode of The Voice the same year