"It’s one of those things I do for me," the country singer told HuffPost.
The country music superstar is the most decorated act in the history of the fan-voted show.
“It’s true when I say that ‘you can’t cry pretty,’” the country star wrote.
The singer cleverly flipped the script when a magazine claimed there was “bad blood” between her and her fellow “American Idol” alum.
“I am zipped so tight in this dress ... it’s pushing things up to places where it doesn’t normally go,” the country singer joked in an interview.
The country star's message is a gym-dandy for moms -- and everyone.
“I just want to feel like myself again,” the singer wrote.
"Our hearts are full, our eyes are tired," the country singer wrote on social media.
The CMAs also took time to honor the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting and the California wildfires.
Underwood is "not a hunting fan" but "opposites attract," husband Mike Fisher explained.
The country singer previously announced she was expecting her second child.
“It's a hard thing to do, but it makes women who feel inferior ... feel comfortable,” Clarkson said of Underwood.
"I feel pretty close to normal," said the "Cry Pretty" singer.
"My ears are taking a knee in protest,” said one listener of the singer's new NFL theme, “Game On.”
"These strong women who are super talented, that totally deserve it, are not getting the same opportunities," the singer said.
The country singer won't begin touring for her upcoming album until May because of the big news.
She spoke publicly about the incident for the first time on Thursday.