DOLLY RESCUES CRUSHED KELLY! DOLLY RESCUES CRUSHED KELLY!
COUNTRY QUEEN GIVES DIVORCING HOST SHOULDER TO CRY ON
BIG-HEARTED Dolly Parton is helping a devastated Kelly Clarkson bounce back from the wreckage of her shattered marriage!
Sources snitched to The National ENQUIRER the two have been burning up the phone lines since Kelly ditched husband Brandon Blackstock in Montana and flew back to L.A. with their kids River Rose, 6, and Remington, 4.
“Dolly’s giving Kelly daily pep talks and telling her to hang in there because this will pass,” said an insider close to the 74-year-old superstar.
“She says Kelly’s life may seem like hell now, but things will get better in time and
Kelly needs to focus on herself and her two adorable kids. “They’ve been friends for years, and Dolly has been like a second mom to Kelly. She was instantly on the case when she saw Kelly’s broken heart needed mending.”
The “Voice” coach, 38, looked up to Dolly as she climbed the ladder on her way to winning “American Idol” in 2002, sources said.
“Kelly listened to Dolly’s songs while she was working three jobs to earn money to make a demo,” dished the insider.
“When they finally met, it was as if they’d known each other for years.
“Dolly sees a lot of herself in Kelly and thinks she’ll go even further once this divorce business is done.”
As The ENQUIRER has reported, Kelly has also been comforted by close pal Reba McEntire, who’s Brandon’s stepmom — and has urged Kelly to give Brandon the boot as her manager as well!
With a divorce battle ahead,
Kelly — who also hosts her own talk show — is relying heavily on Dolly’s life experience. “Dolly’s suffered hard times too — poverty, disappointment — but she’s always had the fortitude to keep going and she’s urging Kelly to do the same,” spilled the insider. “She’s the life force Kelly needs right now.”
Parton was instantly on the case when she saw Kelly needed help
Brandon Blackstock and Kelly married in October 2013 The blended family in happier times Dolly has urged Clarkson to focus on herself and her two young children