She caused quite a scandal when a photo of her kissing director Michael Morris made the rounds, but Katharine McPhee is reportedly having a tough time with the attention.
According to a People source, “This is a very hard time for her. She”s very upset.” Though the “Smash” star has been separated from her husband Nick Cokas for six months, Morris has three children with his wife, Mary McCormack.
The insider continued, “Katharine cares about Michael, but she still cares about Nick too. She didn”t mean for anyone to be hurt.”
Coming into the spotlight originally in 2006 as runner-up on the fifth season of “American Idol,” Katharine”s pipes led to her role on “Smash,” which Michael directed her in for seven episodes.