Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock plan to elope now
Kelly Clarkson has decided she's had enough of public spectacles, so the singer has announced she will be forgoing the traditional giant celebrity wedding and running off with Brandon Blackstock. When told of the plans, the groom-to-be shrugged and said that was fine by him.
"We are so busy that we finally just came to terms the other night and were like, 'So, we change our minds and we want to elope.' We just got so overwhelmed by it – all the decisions," the 31-year-old American Idol winner told People. "We sent out a save-the-date to everyone and then it got crazy and all the details were leaking."
She says since she has a Christmas record coming out, they have two kids going to school and he's repping Blake Shelton everywhere, they nixed the big plans and told the guests to forget it.
They "sent out an engagement photo to everyone and said, 'Thank you so much for understanding, but it's just going to be me and Brandon and his two kids and the minister,'" Clarkson said. They aren't going to be completely left out, though.
"Our friend is throwing us (a party) because we're about to wrap up construction at our house," she added. "He's throwing us a huge stock the bar party, so all of the people who were going to be at our wedding will be there." You can probably get there, too, if you've got a spare bottle of Dewar's or Tanqueray lying around.