Kelly Clarkson has said that she was so hopeless when she was thin that she needed to murder herself.
The vocalist was only 20 years of age when she won American Idol and was bolted into a long contract with RCA Records.
Some portion of the arrangement however was that Clarkson was compelled to remain thin — a strategy that nearly prompted her leaving the business.
“It was a very dark time for me,” Clarkson told Attitude magazine about the first few years of her career.
“I thought the only way out was quitting. I like wrecked my knees and my feet because all I would do is put in headphones and run. I was at the gym all the time.