Carrie Underwood: I Take Being a Role Model “Very Seriously”

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Unlike many celebs who claim they never asked to be a role model, Carrie Underwood takes the responsibility to heart.

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"I take it very seriously, and my motto is I would never want to do anything that would embarrass my own children, in the future," Underwood, 26, tells fans in an Invitation Only Q&A that will air Tuesday. "And I think that's the best way to look at things."

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She adds two other reasons why she won't follow the likes of Lindsay Lohan or Paris Hilton: "I never want to do anything that would make my parents, you know, my role models, disappointed in me."

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She's not hindered by her American Idol fame, either.

"I literally would not change a thing at all, not bad stuff,” she says. “Not Simon [Cowell], like, ripping me apart on national television, in front of millions and millions of people, because that brought me to where I am now. And I’m so blessed, I wouldn’t change a thing.”

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Invitation Only: Carrie Underwood — which features performances by the country crooner — will air Tuesday at 9 p.m. on CMT.

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