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Well, fortunately we found out that the runner-up our particular year was going to get a record contract also. So it was kind of a - it was bitter sweet but it was an opportunity.
I auditioned just for fun.
I could have a degree in music and come on the show, and Simon could still say 'You stink'.
I had the greatest time on Broadway and made friends I never expected to make!
I really love live performing!
I think celebrities have an obligation to the public to not just sing or act.
I was on TV for almost sixteen weeks during American Idol. It's at the point now where it's old.
I'd never take a job where I had to do something that I didn't want to do.
I'm being trained to shake the bon-bon appropriately.
I'm really not that special. Really, I'm not. I was on a big TV show, but it was just a TV show.
I'm religious. I think this is something God had planned for me.
It's not the money. It's not the fame. It's the influence.
No matter what the situation you're in, if you're raised in a loving environment, that's the most important thing.
There are stars out there who would die to have this much exposure.
While everyone I work with may not share my beliefs, I have been surrounded by nothing but support.
I had a Spanish teacher in high school. I rarely got in trouble in her room because I felt I was disappointing her if I got a bad grade. That had more power over me than teachers who told me I talked too much. That level of respect I had for her made me not want to fail for her.
I kind of had my life planned out for me. I'd be married at some point, have, you know, 1.5 children, and be a principal possibly one day. But I think that that was kind of my problem. I allowed myself to plan out my life and didn't let provident direction guide my life.
I know this is going to sound cheesy and like I'm trying to be Miss America, but the most important responsibility a celebrity has is to set an example and be a role model.
I mean, that's kind of what this business is about in some ways. You're trying to make everybody like you. But you can't do that. You can't force everybody - anybody to like you if they're just not willing to do it.
Well, financially it's a little bit better. But it's better than than when I was a teacher. But I kind of - it's allowed me to buy a house. And I've been able to help my mother with some stuff and my brother. So, that's nice.
Well, there are certain words and emotions I don't want kids hearing, and I'm not changing because they think it's going to sell better. This is going to sound horrible, but I got 12 million votes doing what I did.
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