Kelly Clarkson: If I really was a lesbian, I'd happily say I love women!
But Kelly, the first winner of American Idol, refuses to let the haters get her down.
With new single Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) out now, she sits down with Dan Wootton in London for a chat.
'People are really concerned about my relationship status,' Kelly, 29, tells Dan.
'When I tell people I'm happy being single, they don't believe me. They say: "You have to be miserable being alone."
So can we clear up the rumours about your sexuality?
'I'm not gay. If I was, I'd say: "I love women!" That's why it drives me nuts. But I feel like even if
I did say it, people would be like: "You're just trying to do that to win the gay audience."'
Read Dan Wootton's full interview with Kelly Clarkson in Now magazine dated 13 February 2012 - out now!