What a creep Kellie Pickler Betrayed Pickler with her father, Clyde, during her home coming parade in NC, May 8, 2006. splashnews.com Kellie Picklers dad sold her out literally. A source tells Us Weekly that the American Idol contestants father, Clyde -- who was released from jail in May after serving three years for assaulting a cop auctioned off some of her belongings on eBay while she was on tour this summer. It was personal effects that he had from her childhood, like shoes, says an Idol insider. When Kellie found out, she was crushed. Everything was gone.