Clay Aiken Interview

The following is the tweets from NotYerAvgChick Jamie Steinberg as she talked to Clay Aiken today.  I hope the questions are in the right order and if not, I am sorry.  I do believe I was able to get them all.

Be sure and read the entire interview tomorrow.  I will be sure to post the link later.

@ClayAiken says #DropDeadDiva called him a few yrs ago to do the show & when they phoned this time they had in mind this episode.

@ClayAiken says he preferred this storyline a little more on #DropDeadDiva
@ClayAiken says he went to both junior and senior prom. #DropDeadDiva

@ClayAiken says shooting outside of Atlanta makes the cast a little more family-like. #DropDeadDiva
@ClayAiken says #DropDeadDiva’s message is different than other things on tv. It resonates with viewers.

@ClayAiken says he agrees w/ @LanceBass about it being tough for gay teens in the South but may not be a regional issue as a national one

@ClayAiken says #DropDeadDiva talks about image not being so important while being funny. It gives a positive message w/o preaching.

@ClayAiken says he went to prom w/ a girl. He said he was bullied for a myriad of things & called “gay” but he didn’t identify with that.

@ClayAiken says he sees a lot of progress through people like Constance and shows like #DropDeadDiva.

@ClayAiken says he thinks he was sheltered, but there are plenty of places not safe for gays/lesbians.

@ClayAiken says he met Constance, but he was familiar w/ her story. He was impressed the most about her courage. #DropDeadDiva

@ClayAiken says #Claymates are “nuts” – in a good way. They showed #DropDeadDiva at #Outfest & he hopes they’ll bump the needle for
the show

@ClayAiken says #DropDeadDiva wanted to show people who are gay & lesbian living productive lives.

@ClayAiken says look who at what they’re arguing w/ the case. He says the casting for this #DropDeadDiva is to have a msg for bullied teens

@ClayAiken says the lesson from this #DropDeadDiva is that young people are discriminated against for who they want to go to a dance with.

@ClayAiken says taking on the school & geting prom cancelled was extremely impressive.

@ClayAiken says he hopes it had a positive impact on people hearing her story.

@ClayAiken says he doesn’t know who to credit, but there have been a lot of opportunities in the media for positive gays/lesbians

@ClayAiken says the media in general has put a more accurate face on gays and lesbians in this country.

@ClayAiken says the media has allowed more people to have more exposure – showing they are the same as others but happen to be gay.
@ClayAiken says #WAG was groundbreaking & now it’s rare to find a show w/o a gay character in some way.

@ClayAiken says the media in general has put a more accurate face on gays and lesbians in this country.
@ClayAiken says he doesn’t know who to credit, but there have been a lot of opportunities in the media for positive gays/lesbians

@ClayAiken says he hopes it had a positive impact on people hearing her story.

@ClayAiken says taking on the school & getting prom cancelled was extremely impressive.

@ClayAiken says he’s thrilled with the changes made in NY. Now more than 10% of the country lives somewhere that allows gay marriage

@ClayAiken says if he son grows up to be gay or is gay now that he hopes he is afforded those rights we’ve gained.
@ClayAiken says he’s thrilled with the changes made in NY. Now more than 10% of the country lives somewhere that allows gay marriage

@ClayAiken says the fact that gays & lesbians aren’t allowed to adopt in some countries that those mindsets will change.

@ClayAiken says @Rosie @ActuallyNPH @EllenDegeneres & shows like #DropDeadDiva help promote positive change for gays & lesbians.

 

NotYerAvgChick Jamie Steinberg
That is all from my interview w/ @ClayAiken! I will have his interview up at starrymag.com tomorrow morning! #DropDeadDiva

 

 

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Comments

  1. This was a very informative interview and effective use of Twitter. Great questions and honest answers.

  2. I love the way Clay used Twitter today. Good job, Clay. The questions were great and I loved how articulate he was in answering them.

  3. Musicfan..thanks for posting the interview. That was great…Now, this is how Twitter should be used…for informative news… Will be looking forward to reading it tomorrow. This episode of DDD is getting a lot of promotion…LOTS…and I couldn't be more happy about that….Can't wait for Sunday…..

  4. Thank you very much for the preview. Very interesting and intelligent answers. Can't wait for the full interview.

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