Fans love Kelly for her fearless attitude and creativity. She stands out from the crowd with her music and style, but is she also unique in being a leftie?
Kelly Clarkson is not left handed. She writes with her right hand and has very neat handwriting.
Kelly Writes With Her Right Hand
Some people claim that lefties are more creative, but Kelly Clarkson is an exception to that proposed rule. The singer writes with her right hand, and yet she has had an incredibly successful career as an imaginative and artistic musician.
Kelly frequently demonstrates her right-handedness when she signs autographs for fans. For example, this video shows Kelly signing her name for a crowd of excited fans:
Kelly signs the autographs with her right hand, proving that she is right handed. Videos like this also prove that Kelly is very generous, since she regularly takes the time to meet her fans and sign their memorabilia.
Kelly’s Handwriting Matches her Personality
The fact that Kelly writes with her right hand does not reveal as much about her as her handwriting does. The singer’s neat and tidy handwriting contains miniature clues to her personality according to penmanship analysis, also called Graphology.
Kelly’s handwriting is very tidy in these handwritten lyrics to her song “Mr. Know It All” and in this handwritten note to a blogger. Small details in her handwriting style actually make realistic correlations to her character and even her music.
For example, experts agree that writing with light pressure indicates that a person easily moves from place to place. Both of Kelly’s writing samples are not pressed deeply into the page and have thin lines, paralleling her ability to frequently travel the world on tour.
Interestingly, Kelly is inconsistent on how she writes her lowercase Ls. A looped L indicates big dreams, while a retraced L correlates to having dreams squelched.
Kelly had her dreams crushed during her first difficult attempts at a music career until she finally had her big breakthrough by winning American Idol. Perhaps her handwriting and personality carry both her big dreams as well as the fear of failing once more.
Kelly’s handwriting slant is rather unstable in both samples – within the same note she can be seen to slant her letters to the left and the right. Graphologists say this may mean that Kelly is able to easily adapt to the wants and needs of others.
Kelly Writes Her Own Songs
Although Kelly hand-wrote the lyrics for “Mr. Know It All” as mentioned above, she did not actually write the song by herself. She writes many of her own popular songs, but Mr. Know It All was one of the few that she was not a songwriter on.
Kelly Clarkson writes many of her best songs, and she did not hold back in defending her songwriting abilities. When her producer, Clive Davis, made negative comments about Kelly’s skills, she spoke up.
Kelly released a statement against the inaccuracies in Clive’s memoir in 2013. She defended her talents and explained that the songs she wrote became top hits, even though Clive did not like some of them.
Kelly accepts full credit for her incredible songwriting talent, except when doing so goes against her morals. The singer actually refused to receive writing credit for her song “My Life Would Suck Without You” because of the song’s co-writer.
Kelly co-wrote “My Life Would Suck Without You” with Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Claude Kelly. However, the singer declined writing credits to the song because she did not want to have her name appear in credits next to the controversial producer Dr. Luke’s name.
Kelly chose to stand in solidarity with the singer Kesha, who filed a lawsuit against Dr. Luke for abuse. Kelly lost millions of dollars by turning down the credit, but she said that her values are more important than money.
Kelly is right handed, but her writing – both physically and musically – shows her values. She has neat and confident penmanship, and uses her songwriting to express herself.