Brian Mansfield writes and moderates Idol Chatter, a blog on the USA Today website. On Thursday, he wrote an article entitled Clay Aiken rooting for ‘Idol’ contestant Victoria Huggins. Brian reports that Clay watched a young AI contestant from North Carolina sing on AI. Clay recalled that he had met Victoria many years ago when they had both been in a singing contest. Each of them won their respective age group.
Why not go over and read the article. You can find it at Idol Chatter.
Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth and American Idol and Broadway vet Clay Aiken are among the stars who will take part in the gender-bending evening Broadway Backwards, the annual event featuring performances of well-known musical theater songs written for the opposite sex. The one-night-only benefit event will take place on February 7 at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre.
In addition to Neuwirth and Aiken, the star-studded lineup for the evening includes Karen Olivo, Lillias White, Hinton Battle, Brooks Ashmanskas, Ward Billeisen, Colman Domingo, Jason Tam, Tituss Burgess, Len Cariou, Alan Cumming, Robin De Jesús, Jose Llana, Debra Monk, Denis O’Hare, Bobby Steggert, Brian Charles Rooney, Tony Yazbeck and F. Murray Abraham.
Broadway Backwards 6, which benefits the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, will be directed and choreographed by creator Robert Bartley. Kathryn Kendall will serve as co-choreographer/associate director, with Chris Haber as musical director.
You can see the entire article and picture at Broadway.com
Short and sweet, but to the point. Clay has been upset with the Wake County School Board for many months. He seemed pleased that their problems are getting national attention. Stephen Colbert spoke about the school board on his show on Comedy Central. It was a very funny Stephen seemed to use his comedic style to highlight the problems. You can see the Colbert video Here
Clay had a great chat with Jay and they talked about fans, panties, and videos. This was the interview when Clay found out he was voted in the top three to take a bath with. The other two were Brad Pitt and George Clooney. Clay also showed his pre-makeover drivers license to Jay and the audience. Clay also sang a wonderfully exciting rendition of The Way. The following videos feature Clay on The Tonight Show.