How Kimberly Caldwell Landed David Cook


Jul. 3 2008, Published 10:00 a.m. ET

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David Cook may have asked Kimberly Caldwell out on a date on national TV, but it was really Kimberly who made the first move in their budding romance.

After hearing that the 25-year-old American Idol champ was interested in her, Kimberly waste no time in trying to get access to him, a source tells OK!.

“Kimberly made her way to the Idol set during a taping and asked one of the security guys to slip David her number," her pal tells OK!. "She insisted they tell him to call.”

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Her wish was granted and, adds the source, the two went undetected for a month before anyone caught wind of their romance in May.

The new relationship -- which will be tested as David hits the road starting tomorrow for the American Idol tour -- came at just the right time for the 26-year-old season two finalist.

“Kimberly was going through a bad breakup at the time,” the source says. “She was thrilled when she heard David was into her.”


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