In a new interview with Variety the singer, who hosts The Kelly Clarkson Show, was asked about potential competition in the daytime talk show sector as Jennifer Hudson and Sherri Shepherd prepare to launch their own offerings. “I am so excited for Sherri Shepherd. I'm so stoked for her. She's one of my favourite guests. Literally, I pole-danced with her on my show.” Kelly Clarkson / Variety. “And I'm so excited for Jennifer Hudson… Who would have thought two girls from Idol would be doing this type of thing?”.