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Kelly Clarkson , an American Idol winner and singer of all kinds of man-bashing songs, is now engaged. She tweeted the blissful news Saturday (Dec. 15), saying, “I’M ENGAGED!!!!! I wanted y’all to know!! Happiest night of my life last night! I am so lucky and am with the greatest man ever :)” The greatest man ever is Brandon Blackstock, who is Reba McEntire ’s stepson and the son of Clarkson’s own manager, Narvel Blackstock. But since some of Clarkson’s biggest singles — “Since U Been Gone,” “Mr. Know It All” and “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” — are about some of men’s shortcomings, it makes you wonder if she’ll be exploring different musical territory after she ties the knot.