updated 02/20/2013 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 02/19/2013 AT 6:00 PM ET
In his newly released memoir The Soundtrack of My Life, Davis recalls a meeting with Clarkson that was “a very tough conversation, and it didn’t get any easier when Kelly burst in to hysterical sobbing,” while discussing the inclusion of “Since U Been Gone” on her second album, Breakaway.
“Not true at all,” Clarkson says. “His stories and songs are mixed up. I couldn’t be more proud of that song. I resent him dampening that song in any way.”