Carrie Underwood Interview: 'Blown Away' Singer Talks Life In and Out of the 'Celebrity Bubble'
Carrie Underwood is back, after taking a little time off in between albums to -- in her words -- "be normal." But the gorgeous blonde with the divine voice is anything but normal, as her superstar status continues to reach heights beyond her wildest dreams. Things are about to get even wilder as the singer-songwriter releases her fourth studio album, 'Blown Away,' on May 1.
The Boot joined a group of Nashville journalists in a chat with Carrie about her new music and its country-rockin' first single, 'Good Girl.' We also took turns asking the songstress about everything from her pets to perfume, and what prompted her to finally join Twitter. She talks married life and her new life as a vegan, along with plans for a fall tour that she promises to be bigger and better than her last. And we all found during our candid chat that what actually is "normal" about this multi-platinum-selling superstar is the way she carries herself like the 'Good Girl' next door. Here are some highlights from Carrie's conversations with our round-table.
On relating to the jilted character in 'Good Girl': "I've been that stupid girl that was with this guy. Not anytime recently, but I have had people come up to me and say, 'You don't need to be with him. I'm telling you as a friend.' But they would never be blunt with me, it was always dancing around it and I would think, 'This isn't the person I know.' So I've been that 'Good Girl' that needed someone to smack her. We all have!"
On being a happily married girl, but singing of a single girl's woes: "I've heard a lot of, 'She's married