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    Kelly Clarkson Brightened Everyone's Day By Revealing That She Had To Pee In Her Toddler's Potty During Self-Isolation

    What do you do when you're self-isolating with your family in a small cabin and your plumbing gets frozen by the weather? You improvise, of course!

    So, just like the rest of us, celebrities across the world are battening down the hatches and staying indoors in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

    Yep, that includes the likes of Cardi B, Ellen DeGeneres, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, and Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, to name a few. Some are coping better than others being cooped up inside, but that's besides the point.

    Kelly Clarkson is also bunkering down with her husband and kids, taking some time out at their family ranch. "We're in a little cabin in Montana," she said in a recent Instagram video. "We came here because we knew we'd have time off since all this crazy stuff is happening."

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    So far, Kelly's self-isolation activities have included some light reading...

    A little light reading.... you know, just in case 👀 #HidingInMontana

    Watching movies...

    LOVED the new Emma! Well done to the cast and crew!

    Helping her kids dress up...

    Working out, which I absolutely cannot relate to at all...

    Well it took a pandemic but I finally started working out again 🤣🤣🤣 #silverlining 💁🏼‍♀️

    And, of course, some singing in the bathroom when the kids are finally asleep.

    However, not everything has been going according to plan...


    It turns out that it's apparently pretty damn cold in Montana right now. A quick search told me that recent temperatures have dipped below freezing. In fact, on Friday, temperatures reached a low of –11°C (or about 12°F).

    This is in degrees CELSIUS by the way, don't shout at me, America.

    Well, the cold weather froze the plumbing in Kelly's cabin, which sounds like an absolute nightmare if you ask me. So, when she needed to pee, Kelly had to get inventive, and there was only one thing at hand — her toddler's potty!


    "And just like that I have no pride or shame!" Kelly joked. "Each day brings something I thought I'd never do."

    So our plumbing froze up at our little cabin in Montana and, no joke, I just used my toddler’s potty 🤣💁🏼‍♀️ And just like that I have no pride or shame! Each day brings something I thought I’d never do hahahaha

    Maybe that survival guide Kelly was reading came in handy after all!

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    Ben Henry is a celebrity reporter for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

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