Yesterday’s rumor that Kelly Clarkson would be joining the American Idol tour for select dates has been flat-out denied by her publicist:
The [Idol tour] report says that Kelly’s response to the offer is “still up in the air,” but Clarkson’s rep tells Access Hollywood that the report is “not true.” Furthermore, a Publicist for the “Idol” tour tells Access that this is the first she has heard of this, and that she has no idea where it is coming from. The “Idol” tour rumor comes on the heels of Kelly’s announcement last week that her own summer tour has been canceled, with plans to embark on another tour in the future in a more “intimate concert environment.”
It’s a shame that we won’t get to see Kelly sing with Chris Sligh–who, by the way, is blogging about the tour’s rehearsals–but we’re really hoping that she plays it smart with these “intimate” shows–smaller venues, multiple nights, and, for the love of Simon Cowell, lower ticket prices. Please?