She became the runner-up of World Idol the following year.Clarkson's debut studio album, Thankful (2003), has been certified 2× platinum and sold over 4.5 million copies internationally.
Guarini has previously played coy when discussing his romance with Clarkson, telling Yahoo Music in 2012, "Yeah, there was a rumor, definitely. Um, man, it was weird; she was like my sister on the show, and then you know, we made a movie together... ."But their split is now seemingly water under the bridge as Guarini is married and has two children with his wife of four years Reina Capodici, while Clarkson is expecting a baby girl with her new hubby Brandon Blackstock.People don't realize that Frank Sinatra got into the business through a competition. It matters if you're good enough to hang around.[on her album 'Wrapped in Red'] A Christmas album is fun because you don't get labeled anything. So, it's really not going to affect me to an extent. I'm petite but I was the biggest girl on my season. Reporters would ask, 'So what's it like being a big girl? The 35-year-old singer shared the news during his one-man stage show "Lovesick," according to a review on Mcall.com, which opened Friday at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pa.The source of the first rumor wanted to remain anonymous and was not very specific, only saying that she – for we must assume a female here – had not been sleeping with Brandon, but had been intimate with him in other ways.Apparently it wasn’t the first time that Brandon cheated, also having been accused of such misconduct in his first marriage.