The story behind Kellie Pickler's viral 'Family Feud' appearance will make you love her even more

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There are artists and celebrities that are just meant to find their way onto the set of a game show.

Kellie Pickler has always been one of those people. From the moment America fell in love with her quirky personality during the fifth season of "American Idol," her off-the-cuff sense of humor has always put us in hysterics. Yet, during the June 26 episode of "Celebrity Family Feud," she took those hysterics to a whole new level.

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"We have always been fans of the show," Kellie told Rare Country in a recent interview about her "Family Feud" team, which consisted of Kyle Jacobs (Kellie's husband), Courtney Pickler Howard (Kellie's sister), Bradley Howard (Kellie's brother-in-law) and Caroline Hobby (cast member of "I Love Kellie Pickler"). "We were all backstage wondering which one of us would put our foot in our mouths first. We just didn't want to say anything stupid. It's SO much easier playing at home."

She also commented on that darn game buzzer, which she had a bit of trouble hitting as seen in the video above. "I mean, I practiced hitting that buzzer through dress rehearsal, and could you believe that I still missed it during the actual taping?"

Actually yes we can, Kellie, which makes you that much more darn adorable.

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But as funny as she is, Kellie is also one of the most endearing country artists out there, especially as she told Rare Country about the real reason behind wanting to appear on the game show.

"Growing up I was always watching 'Family Feud' with my Granny," she says quietly. "If she was alive today, she would have absolutely loved seeing me up there."

Oh sweet girl – we are sure she was watching.

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'American Idol' Season 5 -Contestant, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
Kellie Pickler during 'American Idol' - Season 5 Launch Party at Cinespace in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)
'American Idol' Season 5 -Top 20 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic for Fox Television Network)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) 'American Idol' Season 5 -Top 16 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 9: (L-R) Season Five contestants Bucky Covington, Kellie Pickler, Paris Bennett, Lisa Tucker, Kevin Covias, Taylor Hicks, Melissa McGhee, Ace Young, Mandisa, Katharine McPhee and at bottom Elliott Yamin and Chris Daughtry pose at a party to celebrate the American Idol top 12 finalists on March 9, 2006 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) 'American Idol' Season 5 -Top 12 Finalists Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina, and Katharine McPhee, 21, from Sherman Oaks, California *EXCLUSIVE* (Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic)
'American Idol' Season 5 -Top 16 Finalist, Taylor Hicks, 29, from Birmingham, Alabama, and Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) 'American Idol' Season 5 -Contestant, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* (Photo by Joseph Viles/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Ryan Seacrest, host and Top 12 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) 'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 11 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) 'American Idol' Season 5 -Top 10 Finalists (Bottom row, left to right) Bucky Covington, 28, from Rockingham, North Carolina, Katharine McPhee, 21, from Sherman Oaks, California, Ace Young, 25, from Denver, Colorado, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina, and Taylor Hicks, 29, from Birmingham, Alabama; (Top row, left to right) Lisa Tucker, 16, from Anaheim, California, Elliott Yamin, 27, from Richmond, Virginia, Paris Bennett, 17, from Fayettesville, Georgia, Chris Daughtry, 26, from McLeansville, North Carolina, and Mandisa Hundley, 29, from Antioch, Tennessee *EXCLUSIVE* (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 10 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 9 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 9 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 8 Finalists, Chris Daughtry, 26, from McLeansville, North Carolina, Ace Young, 25, from Denver, Colorado, Taylor Hicks, 29, from Birmingham, Alabama, Paris Bennett, 17, from Fayettesville, Georgia, Bucky Covington, 28, from Rockingham, North Carolina, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina, Katharine McPhee, 21, from Sherman Oaks, California and Elliott Yamin, 27, from Richmond, Virginia *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Ryan Seacrest, host and Top 8 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) 'American Idol' Season 5 -Top 8 Finalists, Katharine McPhee, 21, from Sherman Oaks, California, Paris Bennett, 17, from Fayettesville, Georgia and Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 7 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
American Idol Season 5 - Top 7 Finalists - Taylor Hicks, 29, from Birmingham, Alabama, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina, Ace Young, 25, from Denver, Colorado, Elliott Yamin, 27, from Richmond, Virginia, Paris Bennett, 17, from Fayettesville, Georgia, Katharine McPhee, 21, from Sherman Oaks, California and Chris Daughtry, 26, from McLeansville, North Carolina with Penny Lancaster and Rod Stewart (center) (Photo by FOX/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 6 Finalists, Elliott Yamin, 27, from Richmond, Virginia, Taylor Hicks, 29, from Birmingham, Alabama, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina, Katharine McPhee, 21, from Sherman Oaks, California, Chris Daughtry, 26, from McLeansville, North Carolina and Paris Bennett, 17, from Fayettesville, Georgia *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 6 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage for Fox Television Network)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 6 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina and Ryan Seacrest, host *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage for Fox Television Network)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 6 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage for Fox Television Network)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 6 Finalists, Elliott Yamin, 27, from Richmond, Virginia, Taylor Hicks, 29, from Birmingham, Alabama, Paris Bennett, 17, from Fayettesville, Georgia and Chris Daughtry, 26, from McLeansville, North Carolina and Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage for Fox Television Network)
'American Idol' Season 5 - Top 6 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina and Ryan Seacrest, host *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage for Fox Television Network)
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