Country music star, Kelsea Ballerini, was referred to as the fifth coach on season 15 of “The Voice” when she was given the chance to mentor rejected contestants as they competed for a second likelihood on “The Comeback Stage.” She was additionally Kelly Clarkson’s “Battle Advisor” in season 16, and later sat in for Clarkson when she was ailing, in response to Yahoo! Entertainment.
Both Clarkson and Ballerini have come to know the ache of divorce. Clarkson’s divorce from Brandon Blackstock was last in March, 2022, though they’re nonetheless ironing out some particulars.
Ballerini filed for divorce from Morgan Evans on August 26, 2022, in response to courtroom information obtained by Heavy. The couple had been married for 5 years.
Ballerini Is Going Through ‘A Complex Time’
On Saturday, September 3, Ballerini posted a mournful TikTok video through which she is sitting nude in a tub, with smudged eye make-up, as if she has been crying. She captioned the video with “a posh time.”
In the background, Katie Gregson-MacLeod’s track “Complex” is taking part in, as Ballerini appears to be battling the burden of the lyrics: “I’m carrying his boxers / I’m being a very good spouse. We will not be collectively / But perhaps the subsequent life/I’m being a cool woman / I’m protecting it so tight. I carry him residence whereas my buddies have a very good evening. I would like him like water, he thinks that I’m alright.”
Ballerini has an agonized expression on her face all through the video. At the tip, she plunges her head underwater simply because the lyrics “it is hopeless” play.
Fans Are Concerned
Fans aren’t fairly certain what to make of the video. Clearly, Ballerni is struggling together with her feelings, however is that this only a artistic expression of these feelings, or a cry for assist?
Many followers tried to console the “Peter Pan” singer. One wrote, “It’s a reroute from the universe- could not make sense now however it should when you get to the place you are going!! Sending massive love 💕,” Another fan commented, “Going by means of divorce is not simple. Thinking of you. Know your followers are all the time right here.”
One involved supporter wrote, “I’m so sorry. it is the toughest factor to undergo. it is a dying, you need to work by means of it. praying for you.” Another provided, “You look so unhappy. You aren’t alone, I promise.”
“My coronary heart is breaking for you, you might be being so courageous and it is so inspiring how open and weak you might be being. New beginnings,” one other poster wrote. Someone else provided this recommendation: “Let your self really feel. Even the bottom lows provide help to to heal. Healing is just not linear. Take your time.”
Ballerini & Mental Health
Bellerini has been an advocate for psychological well being. In May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month, she posted a video on Instagram advocating the charitable group she launched referred to as “Feel Your Way Through.”
She additionally inspired followers to deal with their psychological well being. She mentioned within the video, “I’ve been privileged and fortunate in my life, which I’ve actually shared extra over the previous few years. I’ve been fortunate and privileged to have entry to the instruments that I’ve wanted to heal. So, I began the ‘Feel Your Way Through Fund,’ and principally it’s a charitable fund that on the finish of yearly I’ll donate all the cash to completely different charities and foundations that I’ve researched.”
Ballerini didn’t go into element about her explicit struggles or what she wanted to heal from. However, earlier than signing off she suggested, “If you may’t donate, simply examine on a pal, examine on your self, and if you happen to personally are going by means of one thing proper now, I simply need to inform you that you’re excellent and you aren’t alone. Whatever it’s, you’re going to get by means of it and study extra about your self from it, and I’m simply sending you like.”
Interestingly, a overwhelming majority of the feedback on her TikTok video mirrored these sentiments.