Kelly Clarkson Tackles Heavy Issues in 'Dark Side' Video: Watch
Kelly Clarkson Tackles Heavy Issues in 'Dark Side' Video: Watch

Kelly ClarksonKelly Clarkson tackles demons of sorts in her new video for "Dark Side." As the singer showcases people facing drug addiction, alcoholism, unemployment, weight issues and marital problems in "Dark Side," which premiered today (May 24), Clarkson sings of how better days are to come.

"Everybody's got a dark side. Do you love me? Can you love mine?" she belts on the inspirational track. The sun rises as the track picks up and the shots of drugs, alcohol and sadness are replaced by cheerful imagery.

As the video comes to a close, Clarkson exchanges comforting hugs with those struggling with their problems; accepting each one of them despite their "dark side."

Clarkson premiered "Dark Side" Sunday night (May 20) at the Billboard Music Awards, in a mash-up with her hit "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)." Now a decade removed from her "American Idol" victory in 2002, the 30-year-old singer will be returning to TV as a judge on ABC's "Duets," airing tonight.

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