Transcript for Kelly Clarkson's favorite singer Aretha Franklin taught her 'it's OK to cry'
Now it's hard to believe but I was actually shy. When I was little very hard to believe paradise I had such a hard time communicating which is actually why started. To right before even seeing it was just to get my emotions dying and because I was afraid to let down walls disseminate crappy things that happened. And so is like. She was every it was a one senior that kind of just reach right down in the and then it was like. It's OK to cry it's OK you know likely be mad at something I Philly cheese there a reason why. I'm not to shine music really didn't give me that confidence and she really did stirs an inside me that really broke down those barriers that I that I built up his child.
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