Clay Aiken – A Surprise Meeting!

On April 30, 2008, Tyra Banks celebrated the 500th episode of her TV show.  Called the 500th Episode Spectacular, Tyra used the show to give back to New York, the city that welcomed her when her talk show moved there.

Tyra did many things on this special show.  She helped Mayor Bloomberg plant a tree for his “Million Tree NYC” and gave out free Metro cards and fashion advice to commuters in Union Square.  Tyra gave out Yankee tickets and received surprise messages from Hilary Clinton, Barack Obama, Jimmy Kimmel and Debra Messing.  Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed April 30 as “The Tyra Banks Show” Day.

But, for Clay Aiken fans, the highlight of the show was the 16 year old girl who won the opportunity to meet Clay at the stage door of the Spamalot.  The teen was told that she was one of five finalists to see a wax figure of Clay. She was super surprised when she actually met Clay.  The only disappointment about the show was that the meeting with Clay was too short.

The following is a video of Clay’s part of this fun show.

Do you remember this show?

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3 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – A Surprise Meeting!

  1. I do remember this show, what a lucky girl! To meet him, to talk to him, to touch him OMG! Thank you, CANN! Happy Sunday!

  2. I didn't see this show when it aired, but am go glad for the video. How exciting for that girl to meet Clay and for the audience members to see Spamalot.

  3. Ah, yes, happy memories. Lucky fan. What I wouldn't give to have Spamalot open again on Broadway! Lots of money was made in all the restaurants and hotels in the area of the Shubert Theatre as the fans came from far and wide to see Clay in Spamalot more than once!

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