Anabelle de Gale of the Miami Herald profiled the six South Florida finalists for the new season of ‘American Idol’ that are finally heading to Hollywood. They include: Monica Minagorri of West Kendall, Aleisha Robinson of Margate, Sean Campos of Hollywood, Jennifer Fuentes of Homestead, Natalie Joy Galan of Doral and Josephine Bauza of Hialeah.
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Simon Cowell Says TV Helps Him Pull Women
December 8, 2002 – The Sunday People reports Simon Cowell, who was voted third sexiest man on US television with his ‘American Idol’ show, reveals: “If you’re on TV, you can look like Godzilla and pull girls. They send me nude photos.”
Q&A With Six South Carolina ‘American Idol 2’ Hopefuls
December 8, 2002 – Next week, six young singers from South Carolina will head to Los Angeles in the hopes that one of them will be the next ‘American Idol.’ The six spoke with Jaymi Freiden of The State asking each whether they prefer Whitney Houston or Mariah Carey, their inspirations, describing ‘Idol’ judge Simon Cowell in three words, and their thoughts on Kelly Osbourne.
Kristin Holt Had Instant Connection With Paula Abdul
December 8, 2002 – Former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader and ‘American Idol’ contestant Kristin Holt spoke with Don Kaplan of the New York Post on her role as ‘special correspondent’ on the new season of ‘American Idol’. “Since I’m the only other girl on the show, Paula [Abdul] and I had an instant connection,” says Holt, 21. “I think she was ready to have another girl… to help take on Simon Cowell.”