Clarkson, 30, also recounts in this week's cover interview the day she realized what a great catch she’d landed with Blackstock, whom she’s been dating about a year."Out of nowhere I just said, 'Thanks for being an awesome guy,'” she shares.“I've never been loved properly by a man, and I was just like, 'I thank you so much for that.'"Turns out he had realized the same thing about her … The “Miss Independent” singer, however, had absolutely no idea."Not a damn clue!Now, the “Since U Been Gone” singer confirmed it to be true.“We did date a little bit,” she said about her co-star from 2003’s “From Justin to Kelly.” “I think any two people who were thrown together that much, I mean guy, girl, you put ‘Timeless,’ that song from ‘From Justin to Kelly,’ you can’t fight it! These days Clarkson is happily married to Brandon Blackstock and recently gave birth to their first child, daughter River Rose Blackstock." she tells the mag of when Blackstock popped the question in December."If I did I would have worn something besides Uggs and a sweatshirt with no bra."Despite finding herself unprepared for the actual proposal, Clarkson claims she knew she’d end up with Blackstock the moment she met him … Coincidentally Blackstock’s father, Narvel, became Clarkson’s manager and his stepmother, country legend Reba Mc Intire, became her mentor.“We did date,” Clarkson said Thursdayon “Watch What Happens Live!
It makes you comfortable as an artist and it makes you more confident," reasons Clarkson.
Rumors swirled about the true nature of their relationship off camera, but neither confirmed they were dating.
During a performance of his one-man show, “Lovesick,” last year, Guarini revealed he and Clarkson did have a relationship in the past.
To find out more about Kelly Clarkson's love life, tune-in to her interview on March 1, 2015, at 9 a.m.
Over a decade after Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini appeared to be the high school sweethearts of “American Idol,” the singer confessed they dated in real life.more than seven years ago.“This guy walks by, and I said, ‘Like that guy – hot, normal, funny,’ because he was making everybody laugh,” she recounts of first seeing him at a rehearsal for the American Country Music Awards. I know it.’”There was one little problem back then, however. Her connection to the family led to another meeting with Blackstock at last year’s Super Bowl." data-reactid="52".