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How This Family Didn't Realize They Got Photobombed by Kelly Clarkson in NYC

The singer and the family had a good laugh about the interaction later. 

By Jackie Manno

It looks like Kelly Clarkson is making the most of out her transition to New York City.

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In a December 8 TikTok video, a family did a Rockette inspired kick-style dance to Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" while outside of Radio City Music Hall at Rockefeller Center, where The Kelly Clarkson Show is now filmed. And in the clip, a woman enters the screen with a coffee in hand, only to realize that she's photobombing the video, and promptly backs away. The woman in question? The one and only Kelly Clarkson!

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According to an email interview with TODAY, the person who posted the TikTok, Marc Jordan Cohen, didn't realize that the photobomber was the A-list singer until later on. They were in town visiting family and completing a scavenger hunt when the star accidentally walked into their frame.

"Cant believe @kellyclarkson just photobombed our silly family kickline 💀💀," Cohen wrote on the video.

"I didn’t see what y’all were doing until it was too late ha! My bad 🤦‍♀️😂💁🏼‍♀️," Clarkson commented. 

It was certainly a lovely surprise! Catch the moment here.

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On May 2023, in was announced that Season 5 of The Kelly Clarkson Show would be moving across the country from Los Angeles to New York City. More specifically, it would be filmed in the historic 30 Rockefeller Center, where TODAYSaturday Night LiveThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Late Night With Seth Meyers are also filmed. 

Speaking of Meyers, Clarkson gushed about her family's experience in The Big Apple when she appeared on his show in October. 

"I love it. I didn't really realize the underground vibe. There's so many restaurants. There's a whole world underneath."

"It keeps you busy. There's so many things to do all the time," she added. 

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Then, in an interview with USA Today, Clarkson talked about why she chose to make the change in the first place. 

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“I knew I needed a fresh start and couldn’t be in LA. I really wanted to be in Montana, but you can’t really do a show from there quite yet," she told the outlet. "So I was like, ‘The only other option would probably be New York.'"

She also discussed how The Kelly Clarkson Show is taking advantage of its new opportunities. 

“We’re definitely going to be on the streets and doing different things that we weren’t capable of in LA because it’s so spread out," she explained. "People that watch daytime television want to laugh and cry at a beautiful performance. They want to be inspired."