El Observador de Utah asked David Archuleta’s mother Lupita Archuleta how she felt to be the mother of the ‘American Idol’ season seven runner-up. “As parents, we sacrifice to give our children the best,” she said. “I love each of my children equally and admire their talents and individual characteristics. I feel very proud of David because his hard work and dedication have taken him to where he is now. His fame hasn’t gone to his head.” Lupita recently returned to the stage herself with a show at Club Karamba earlier this month in Salt Lake City. Read more.