Kelly Clarkson Just Launched a New Popcorn Flavor and It’s as Southern as It Gets
Barbecue flavors and popcorn aren’t two things I’ve ever thought of as going together. Sure, I like barbecue potato chips and even barbecue corn nuts, but popcorn? Not so much on my radar. Well, it turns out that it’s the combination I never knew I needed, and there’s a star-studded version out that everyone should keep on their radar.
Daytime talkshow host Kelly Clarkson has teamed up with longtime friends, Kevin, Nick, and Joe Jonas (of The Jonas Brothers) to develop a smoky, but sweet barbecue flavor that honors Clarkson’s Southern roots. The new classic barbecue flavor serves as the first partnership from Rob’s Backstage Popcorn and The Naked Market.
The popcorn brand — which launched in 2021 and is vegan, non-GMO, and comes in 4-ounce bags — has seen Clarkson as a fan since the beginning. As the story goes, The Jonas Brothers appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show to make some of the popcorn on the air during the initial retail launch. Clarkson fell in love with the sweet and savory kernels and the rest, as they say, has been tasty history.
Maybe popcorn’s always been waiting for a moment like this. Or maybe, it’s just me. Either way, I’m ready to give it a taste.
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