She famously said she doesn't care about her weight, and just eats what she wants.
But it appears newly-thirtysomething singer Kelly Clarkson is cutting a slimmer figure these days.
The original American Idol winner, who turned 30 a few weeks ago, looked more confident with her body than ever as she arrived at the Entertainment Weekly and ABC-TV Up Front party in New York last night.
Clarkson's yo-yoing weight has attracted a lot of media attention over the past few years, but the star has always tried to ignore it.
She said in a 2009 interview with Self magazine: 'When people talk about my weight, I'm like, "You seem to have a problem with it; I don't. I'm fine!"
'I'm never trying to lose weight – or gain it. I'm just being.'
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She also criticised her record label for 'Photoshopping the c**p out of me' on her All I Ever Wanted album cover.
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