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Kelly Clarkson Weighed In On Spanking, And Kicked Off A Huge Debate

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Kelly Clarkson / Instagram

As if raising your kids wasn't enough, celebrities have to look after their children and make the right choices in front of all their fans.

That can lead to a lot of mommy-shaming over some pretty innocent choices, and some stars have taken to social media asking their fans to think before they criticize other moms online.

Pink was criticized by other parents after sharing a photo of herself cooking with her children.Pink / Instagram

But Kelly Clarkson really kicked the hornet's nest this week when she weighed in on one of parenting's most controversial subjects: spanking.

In the past, the "Since You've Been Gone" singer has taken flack from her social media followers for just about everything. Even feeding her daughter River Rose a Nutella sandwich drew accusations of "child abuse" from angry moms.

Clarkson doesn't mince words about spanking in her new interview.Kelly Clarkson / Facebook

But spanking is one of America's biggest hot button topics. While many parents still swear by spanking to get rowdy kids in line, studies have demonstrated that it's not effective, and can even permanently increase a child's anti-social tendencies.

In a new interview with, Clarkson reveals she's definitely pro-spanking, and her comments about disciplining her children have everyone talking.

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