Melissa Ashworth is an American TV personality who came to the limelight because of her marital relationship. She is known as the ex-wife of American talent manager, Brandon Blackstock. He is known as the husband of famous American singer-songwriter, Kelly Clarkson.
Ashworth's work as an actress has starred in the film, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. Further, she and Brandon had two kids together. Let's talk about her unsuccessful marital life with her husband in the following sections.
Was Married To Brandon Blackstock Until 2021
Melissa Ashworth gained prominence as the divorced wife of Brandon. They pronounced as a wife and husband in 2001 in the presence of their family members and friends. But the information regarding their first met or dating affair is still private.
From their nuptials, they shared two children, the eldest daughter, Savannah Blackstock on June 7, 2002, and the youngest son, Seth Blackstock, born on 21st November 2006. Now, both of them are very close to their stepmother, Kelley.
Unfortunately, Ashworth and Blackstock split in 2012 after being married for 11 years saying irreconcilable differences. However, Blackstock is still taking the guardianship of their two kids.
Brandon's Second Marriage
44, Blackstock first met the music manager Clarkson, 39, at a rehearsal for the Academy of Country Music Awards back in 2006. Kelly's manager or his dad, Narvel Blackstock introduced them.
However, during that period, he was still in marital life with Melissa. Thus they remained good friends only. Six years later, after his divorce from his ex-wife, Ashworth proposed to Kelly with a yellow canary Johnathon Arndt's diamond ring on 14 December 2012 after 10 months of dating.
The lovebirds exchanged the wedding vows on October 20, 2013, at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee. The bride donned a white London wedding gown with tiny buttons with a v-neckline whereas the groom wore black suit pants.
Together, the couple has two children, a daughter River Rose Blackstock is and a son, Remington Alexander Blackstock. The baby girl River was born on June 12, 2014, and Remington was born on April 13, 2016.
Kelley Filed a Divorce in 2020
Things seemed to be going well between the twosome. However in the former contestant of American Idol has filed a divorce petition from her husband Blackstock in June 2020, after seven years of alliance.
In the papers, she cited irreconcilable differences were the main reason behind their separation amid the coronavirus pandemic. She stated that she's grateful in 2020 for the lesson she learned about herself.
On November 30, 2020, Clarkson, a TV host, own the primary custody of their two children, River and Remington. As a result, she will have full custody of both of their children, and the couple will have a tough time co-parenting due to trust issues, according to the source.
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