Jonathan Jayne and Kenneth Briggs premiered their debut video ‘Sing’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ the other night, featuring a cameo from fellow ‘American Idol’ reject William Hung. Watch the clip at DailyMotion.
‘American Idol’ season three failed contestant William Hung was in the studio with the Bob Rivers Show on 102.5 KZOK in Seattle on Friday (January 12). He talked about doing well financially from his unlikely fame, never taking the ‘Idol’ judges criticism personally, his most exciting post-‘Idol’ moment – meeting Paris Hilton, his groupies, and more. Audio at bobrivers.com has since been removed.
Jimmy Kimmel joked during his ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ monologue the other night, “The good news for (Abu Musab) al-Zarqawi is according to Islamic law, he does get 72 virgins. The bad news is they’re all William Hung.”
The Associated Press reports ‘American Idol’ reject William Hung is being crowned “Artichoke King” in Castroville, California – the small city that calls itself “artichoke capital of the world.” Hung will ride in a parade Sunday and perform new versions of the Beach Boys’ ‘Surfin’ USA’ and the Billy Ray Cyrus line-dancing anthem ‘Achy Breaky Heart.’ Read more.
Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “And the the SAG Awards were held last night. I believe this is the 180th award show since the first of the year. Sandra Oh, you know, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’? She won for Best Actress in a TV Drama. And she said she wanted to share her award with all other Asian-American entertainers, except William Hung.”
Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Thursday night, “According to the New York Post, ‘American Idol’ contestant, William Hung — you know, the ‘She Bangs’ guy — came out with a Christmas album. Today Cat Stevens said, ‘And I’m the one that got deported? Hello?'”
Craig Kilborn joked during his Late Late Show monologue on Monday night, “William Hung is working on a Christmas album. There is now officially a worse gift than a fruitcake.”
‘Access Hollywood’ caught up with Ricky Martin to ask the singer about William Hung, who has ridden his hit ‘She Bangs’ to well beyond 15 minutes of fame. Asked about Hung’s take on his hit, Martin said, “William, keep up the good work buddy!”, as he gave a thumbs up to the camera. Asked if he wanted to help Hung on his dance moves, Martin responded, “Right, right. You know what, it’s his moment. He’s having a good time. Enjoy it. Enjoy it while it lasts. Go ahead, boy!”
The Associated Press reports William Hung butchered ‘Take Me Out To The Ball Game’ during the seventh-inning stretch of Sunday’s matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers, much to the delight of 22,225 at SkyDome — except for a few boo-birds.
Kyle and Jackie O recently caught up with ‘American Idol’ reject William Hung, who phoned into Australia to talk about all the attention he’s been getting for singing so poorly. Hung previewed his gig at Wango Tango, calling it an honor. Hung also said he was still waiting for the right person and revealed he hasn’t ever had a girlfriend.