OFFSTAGE: Top Quotes From Carrie Underwood’s Behind the Music

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So much was said about Carrie Underwood — and by Carrie Underwood — on the new episode of VH1’s Behind the Music , I thought it was important to chronicle the quotes that I thought said the most. Did I catch all of your favorite lines? Feel free to add any I may have missed.

“We were handed a gift when America voted her into the spotlight.” (Brad Paisley)

“I was that annoying ’Look-at-me-watch-me kid, I’m gonna sing you a song now.'” (Underwood on herself as a child)

“I got my opportunity, and I took it.” (Underwood on her chance at fame via American Idol)

“We can turn this car around and go home, and you don’t ever have to think about this again.” (Underwood’s dad when she started to chicken out of Idol)

“’Singer’ was not a job.” (Underwood on why she went to college)

“To this day, I love confetti falling. I looked up and it was just beautiful.” (Reminiscing about the night of her Idol win.)

“We’re sticking him in the meet-and-greet because if he’s weird, I don’t want to deal with it.” (Underwood on meeting Mike Fisher through her bass player, Mark Childers. She later texted Childers about Fisher, “Hot, hot, hot.”)

“I need that man.” (Underwood on how she was never the kind of girl who needed a man — until she met Fisher.)