Kelly Clarkson revealed that she once rolled with it after a fan confused her with her “American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood.
Clarkson was the very first winner of “American Idol,” but was hardly the last. Season 4 saw the now national superstar Underwood also take home the coveted title, which Clarkson revealed, has sometimes led to a bit of confusion among fans.
In her talk show on Friday, the singer “Because of You” revealed that she once had an awkward encounter with a young woman who approached her for an autograph.
“This girl came up to me and was like ‘Oh my god, your song’ So Little ̵
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She revealed that she was not quite sure what the best thing to do in the awkward meeting was and chose not to correct the tab.
“And I literally do not look like Carrie Underwood,” she added. “I was so embarrassed about her that I just … She was like, ‘Can you sign this?’ And I totally signed ‘Carrie Underwood.’ I think it may be illegal! ”
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The topic came up during a game Clarkson played with guests Michelle Buteau and Cheryl Hines, where they discussed how they would react in different awkward situations, which led the other women to reveal that they had similar experiences with people who confused them with Kim Coles and Julie Bowen, respectively.
This is not the first time Clarkson is telling a story about being confused with Underwood. As Page Six notes, she appeared on the Z100’s Elvis Duran and The Morning show in 2016 to tell a similar story.
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“People come to me all the time,” Clarkson explained. “Okay, we do not look alike, we do not sound alike, there is nothing about us that is alike, except that we were both on ‘Idol. ‘ People are always like, ‘I love your song,’ ‘So small,’ and I’m like, ‘Thank you. Thanks, I think you think I’m Carrie Underwood. ‘It always happens! ”