Kelly Clarkson Says that Clive Davis Bullied Her

One day after Clive Davis is touting his autobiography and us actually being nice about the whole thing we hear this. Clive Davis’ memoir Soundtrack Of My Life just getting a sales boost, thanks to Kelly Clarkson. The singer posted a letter on her official site slamming Davis. She accuses the music honcho of bullying her.

“First, he says I burst into ‘hysterical sobbing’ in his office when he demanded Since U Been Gone be on my album. Not true at all. His stories and songs are mixed up. I did want more guitars added to the original demo and Clive did not. Max, Luke and I still fought for the bigger sound and we prevailed and I couldn’t be more proud of the life of that song. I resent him dampening that song in any way,” writes Clarkson.  Clarkson also says,

“I cried because he hated it. …This was devastating coming from a man who I, as a young girl, considered a musical hero and was so honored to work with. But I continued to fight for the song and the label relented. And it became a worldwide hit. He didn’t include that in the book.”

Eh, I’m a little mixed on my feelings here.  Davis is a musical icon and he’s gonna be hard on some artists.  That’s the way it is.  I just don’t feel there’s enough here to feel bad for Clarkson yet.   I could be wrong but I’m sure Davis has done things way harsher than this in which the artists didn’t freak out.  And no I’m not dogging Clarkson here either.  I just think we need more information.

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