Kelly Clarkson On Voting For Barack Obama In The Election: "I'm For Anyone's Rights!"

8 November 2012, 11:50 | Updated: 8 November 2012, 12:05

The 'Catch My Breath' singer says she doesn't agree with Mitt Romney's "ideals" about women's rights.

Kelly Clarkson has opened up about why she decided to vote for Barack Obama in this month's US election and says she didn't agree with Republican candidate Mitt Romney's views on women.

The 'My Life Would Suck Without You' singer says she is "for anyone's rights" and did agree with Obama's opposition's views on a lot of subjects, describing herself as an "Obama girl".

"I'm not really down with Mitt Romney's ideals for throwing women back to the '50s," Kelly revealed to MTV News, ahead of Tuesday's US election. "I'm for gay rights. I'm for anyone's rights. I'm for gay rights, heterosexual rights, purple people's rights.

View a picture of Kelly Clarkson performing on her UK tour recently below (Credit: Getty):

The US election took place earlier this week (6th November) and saw Democrat Barack Obama re-elected for a second term as President of the United States, after winning the most college electoral seats.

'Dark Side' singer Kelly is currently preparing to release her first greatest hits collection to mark ten years as a solo artist, and will release lead single 'Catch My Breath' on 18th November to promote the release.

Kelly Clarkson's new compilation 'Greatest Hits - Chapter One' is due for release in the UK on 26th November.