Kelly Clarkson is headed to the White House for Dr. Jill Biden’s first solo interview as first lady of the United States.
A very special edition of “The Kelly Clarkson Show” finds the three-time Grammy winner sitting down — at a safe distance — with Biden. The interview will take place in the East Room of the White House. Clarkson will also deliver a marquee “Kellyoke” performance with a song handpicked by Dr. Biden.
“The intimate one-on-one, socially distant interview on daytime’s destination for humour, heart and connection will take place later this month at the White House,” a synopsis for the episode reads. “Dr. Biden will reveal what inspired her Kellyoke song choice. Kelly and Dr. Biden will discuss Dr. Biden’s continued commitment to education, military families, cancer research and bringing the country together.”
In a clip released ahead of the episode, Biden gives Clarkson some advice on finding love after going through a divorce.
She shares, “My mother always said to me, ‘Things are going to look better tomorrow,’ and if you can take one day at a time… things will get better. You know, I look back on it now and I think, If I hadn’t gotten divorced, I never would’ve met Joe. I wouldn’t have the beautiful family I have now. So I really think things happen for the best. Over time you heal, you’re going to be surprised and I can’t wait until that day comes for you.”
Biden also takes questions from Clarkson’s virtual audience. When asked what is on her post-pandemic wishlist, she immediately says: “A martini and some french fries.”
“The Kelly Clarkson Show: White House Edition with the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden” will air on Thursday, Feb. 25.