Kellie Pickler Gave Up Pet Cat for Husband Kyle Jacobs

Celebrity News Jan. 27, 2012 AT 7:14PM
Kellie Pickler Gave Up Pet Cat for Husband Kyle Jacobs Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty

Kellie Pickler made a pretty big sacrifice on behalf of her hubby.

In a new interview with Parade, the 25-year-old country singer reveals she was forced to "find a good home" for her cat Pickles because her husband Kyle Jacobs is "severely allergic to them."

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"I still get a little teary-eyed when I think about Pickles," the American Idol alum admits, adding that she's always been a "people pleaser."

"I want everybody to be happy," Pickler tells Parade. "I want everybody to like me and I want to like everybody."

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Married since January 1, 2011, the Southern star says she feels "so blessed" to be with Jacobs, 38. "I married my best friend. He is the best husband I ever had -- come to think of it, he's the only husband I've ever had!"

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"But on a serious note, he's the prize," Pickler says. "I don't know why he picked me, but I'm glad he did."

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