"That's not a lie."

By PEOPLE.COM/Benjamin VanHoose
Updated Dec 28, 2019 @ 12:15 pm
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It’s no wonder Kelly Clarkson has to remind herself to catch her breath.

The Grammy winner, 37, sat down with Brynn Cartelli, winner of The Voice season 14, for a digital exclusive segment of Clarkson’s new syndicated talk show in which the two posed simple questions for each other.

Between a series of rather tame prompts came Cartelli inquiring about the host’s nightly bedtime routine. Little did the 16-year-old singer know that Clarkson’s response would be so open and honest.

“Well, Brynn, I was single for many years so,” Clarkson began with a laugh. “I have children, and how one makes children is generally what I do before bed — that’s not a lie.”

She added: “That’s real. That’s natural.”

“And this is why America loves you,” Cartelli said before the subject was swiftly changed back to music topics.

Never one to hold back about her sex life, Clarkson previously revealed that prior to her husband Brandon Blackstock — whom she married in 2013 and shares two children, daughter River Rose, 5, and son Remington Alexander, 3 — she never felt a strong sexual attraction to anyone.

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“This isn’t a downer to anybody I dated before him, but I’m just going to be real: I never felt like, honestly, sexually attracted to anybody before him,” Clarkson said during a 2017 SiriusXM interview. “And I’m not downing my exes, you know, everybody’s different. But there was something about him.”

She continued: “I honestly thought I was asexual — I’d never been turned on like that in my whole life. I was like, ‘Oh that’s that feeling … okay!’ “

Two years before that, Clarkson expressed her desire to keep her bedroom activity spontaneous.

“I always swore ours would not be a relationship where we have to schedule sex,” she told Redbook in April 2015. “That is never going to happen.”

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