Kelly Clarkson dons Dallas Cowboys jersey dress hosting NFL Honors
Kelly Clarkson proved she’s the ultimate Dallas Cowboys fan while hosting the NFL Honors on Thursday.
The singer, who was the first female to MC the awards show, took the stage in a jersey dress.
The “American Idol” alum’s long-sleeve gown flowed into a long train in gray, white and blue fabric, the Texas team’s colors.
Not only was a silver “88” emblazoned on the bodice in honor of wide receiver Drew Pearson, but four more players’ last names also cascaded down the front.
The 40-year-old’s fans expressed mixed feelings about her sporty look via Twitter.
“kelly clarkson in a whole ass dallas cowboys dress?! I KNEW I LOVED HER! QUEEN FR,” one user gushed.
“A version of that Kelly Clarkson dress is gonna be worn by female fans of all 32 NFL teams,” another added.
“i do love her dress if it was only burgundy and gold with Terry, Jahan, Taylor, Jon Allen and D-Payne name on it!” a third joked, referencing the Washington Commanders.
One fan compared the “Kelly Clarkson Show” host to Cinderalla, writing, “Instead of going home by midnight she’s gotta go home by the second round.”
All seemed to agree that the songwriter, who initially appeared on the red carpet in a tracksuit-inspired Adidas x Gucci gown, rocked her hosting gig.
“I’m very proud to be the first [woman to do this],” the Grammy winner told Entertainment Tonight that same day. “It’s a really cool thing.
“It’s a lot of weight to carry because I know there [are] a lot of females in this whole industry in general,” Clarkson continued. “I was like, ‘Man, I want them all to be standing there with me. But I’m gonna stand for them.”
The “Since U Been Gone” singer noted that 2022 was “actually the year [she] really got into football with” her girlfriends and sisters.
After Thursday’s ceremony, Clarkson told her Instagram followers that she had a “good time” hosting.
The American Music Award winner helped recognize the league’s best players, performances and plays onstage — and also wowed viewers with a performance of a Tom Brady parody song with quarterback Kirk Cousins.