Kelly Clarkson might be upset when she received a lot of backlash for voicing her support to Ron Paul on Twitter last Thursday, December 29, but she's celebrating now. The Texan-born singer currently enjoys a massive boost in the sales of her latest studio album "Stronger".
Just 24 hours after the winner of "American Idol" first season endorsed the Republican candidate and made headlines due to its pros and mostly cons, the CD rose from No. 41 to No. 13 (around 200%) on Amazon's "Movers & Shakers in Music" list. The digital sales are expected to continue going stronger.
Clarkson sparked controversy when she tweeted her love for Paul. "I liked him a lot during the last republican nomination and no one gave him a chance. If he wins the nomination for the Republican party in 2012 he's got my vote. Too bad he probably won't," so her posting read.
She was miffed when finding a lot of rude comments launched at her afterwards. "Man my eyes have been opened to so much hate tonight," she said. "If y'all ever disagree with something I say please don't feel the need to attack me. I will listen to what you say and any articles or viewpoints you have when you say it with respect."
Among the many protests, Clarkson found at least two supporters from fellow celebrities that day. First, she got it from Michelle Branch who tweeted, "@kelly_clarkson I wholeheartedly agree." Then, she received another one from Blake Shelton. "@kelly_clarkson I love you!!!! I'll listen to your view points anytime," so he wrote. "And I really wouldn't mind throat punching someone for you either!!"