Kelly Clarkson Rips Our Souls Right Out Of Our Bodies With Her Emotional Rendition of “Piece By Piece”

Danielle Henderson | February 26, 2016 - 1:45 pm

First ever American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson returned to the show last night to destroy all of us, as she was always able to do.

The pregnant singer, who has already documented her feelings about her father via song, got emotional while singing “Piece By Piece,” a song detailing the utter shittiness of her father compared with the absolute love of her husband. It’s devastating. I mean, look at what she did to finalist La’Porsha Renae:

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And Keith “Flat Iron” Urban:

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And Jennifer “This IS My Cry Face” Lopez:

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Harry Connick, Jr. not pictured because he turned into a pile of dust by the second refrain.

Clarkson apologized for getting emotional, pointing to the fact that she’s “super pregnant at the moment” and overwhelmed by the American Idol nostalgia. I never want to have kids and stopped watching Idol years ago and I’m still a mess, so don’t worry, Kelly! It’s just your amazing song bringing us all to tears.

Watch the whole video here, but not before you get a mountain of tissues.