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    Newly Out David Archuleta Used To Pray For God To 'Change' Him — But Now Feels 'Relief' From No Longer Hiding His 'Secret'

    David Archuleta bravely came out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community in a heartfelt post via Instagram earlier this month. Now, the 'American Idol' alum is opening up about the 'relief' he felt after speaking his truth.
    By Donny Meacham
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    'American Idol' Star David Archuleta Comes Out As LGBTQIA+ Via Instagram: 'I've Been Open To Myself And My Family For Some Years Now,' Says Archuleta

    American Idol star David Archuleta took to Instagram to announce to his fans that he is part of the LGBTQIA+ community.
    By Alexandra Stone
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    'American Idol' Alum David Archuleta Joins Broadway Stars From 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Hamilton,' More On New 'In Pieces' Album

    Missing Broadway? Musical theatre buffs — as well as avid 'American Idol' fans — can get their fix when the latest album from songwriter Joey Contreras, titled 'In Pieces,' is released on April 16.
    By Michael Gioia
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    'American Idol' Winners' Best Performances from Kelly Clarkson to Scotty McCreery!

    American Idol is back tonight for its 11th season! Can you believe it has been 10 seasons already? Before the new season kicks off with another round of wacky
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    American Idol's David Archuleta Puts Music Career On Hold For Two-Year Mormon Mission

    It's only be three-and-a-half years since David Archuleta came in second place to David Cook on the seventh season of American Idol, but David made a surprise
    By OK! Staff
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    'American Idol' Alum David Archuleta Dropped from Record Label

    American Idol alum David Archuleta has been dropped from his recording label, Jive Records, according to new reports. "David was released from our roster,” a
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    TCA's Winning Stars Smile & Show Off Their Surfboards

    Last night, the stars were shining for the Teen Choice Awards, held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif. Some of the night's big winners flashed
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    Teen Choice Awards 2010: 'Twilight' Leads with 9 Noms; 'Glee' & Bieber Trail Close Behind

    The complete list of the 2010 Teen Choice Awards nominees has been released and guess who the front runners are? The Twilight Saga: New Moon cast tops the list
    By OK! Staff
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    American Idol's Top Six Rehearse for Shania Twain Week

    For the top six of American Idol, it is officially Shania Twain week! The country music pop star is set to mentor the contestants. Each of them picked one of
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    Breakfast Links: David Archuleta Clears Gay Rumors; Snooki's Back on the Market

    •David Archuleta explains his visit to a NYC gay club - he was just supporting a friend. (Just Jared) •Iron Man 2's world premiere in London is off while the
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    PHOTOS

    Cop Tries To Talk His Way Out Of SJP Surrogate Scandal

    Admittedly, this is a tough situation to talk your way out of.But even so, the explanation being offered by one of the cops accused of breaking into Sarah
    By OK! Staff
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    David Archuleta's Dad Charged with Soliciting Prostitute

    There's some scandalous news surrounding the father of cutie-pie pop star David Archuleta after it's come to light that the singer's father was arrested during
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    The Davids are Swine Flu Free

    The swine flu scare has everyone around the world scared, and health officials overseas aren't taking any chances: David Cook and David Archuleta were told by
    By OK! Staff
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    Miley & David's Duet Debut

    One more reason for tweens everywhere to rejoice: Miley Cyrus (as Hannah Montana) and American Idol alum David Archuleta have a new song coming out, "I Wannna
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    David Archuleta Gives Back

    Talented teenagers are taking over America, and not just on shows like American Idol – AI alum David Archuleta has signed on to be the new face of
    By OK! Staff
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    PHOTOS

    VIDEO: American Idols Go To Disney World

    All seven American Idols descend on Disney’s Hollywood Studios for The American Idol Experience opening held Thursday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.It’s the first
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    David Archuleta Announces U.S. Tour

    Calling all David Archuleta fans--the American Idol alum has just announced his first solo U.S. tour since losing out to AI Season 7 winner David Cook.The first
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    PHOTOS

    David Archuleta Gives ‘Idol’ Advice

    With American Idol starting tonight, season seven runner-up David Archuleta is more than happy to offer his words of wisdom.“The advice I’d give for contestants
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    PHOTOS

    Backstage at Z100’s Jingle Ball

    Katy Perry sniffs her armpits when she’s offered a membership to New York Health and Racquet Club during the H&M Artist Gift Lounge held Friday before Z100’s
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    NEWS

    David Archuleta: PG Playboy

    When David Archuleta came in second on American Idol,  he had hoards of screaming girls trailing him around where ever he went.   Yet the shy singer from Salt
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    NEWS

    Miley to Perform During Macy's Parade

    Everyone knows the real star on Thanksgiving is that most delicious of stuffed, sleep-inducing birds – the turkey, of course – but Macy's has also added a few
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    NEWS

    David Cook: 'I've Won The Lottery of Life'

    It's been quite a year for David Cook.As well as winning American Idol and recording an album, he's also found love with his fellow Idol alum Kimberly Caldwell,
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    David Archuleta: I Look Up to Jordin

    When David Archuleta finished second in the seventh season of American Idol, he not only gained a huge fanbase, he also garnered a spot among other Idol stars
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Archuleta Dreams Of 'Adventurous' Woman!

    Sounds like squeaky clean teen David Archuleta wants a woman to take him for a walk on the wild side! The seventeen-year-old American Idol runner-up told OK!
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Kristy Lee Cook Lands at Arista Nashville

    Blake Lewis is out. Kristy Lee Cook is in.The American Idol finalist has inked a record deal with 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville and will release her debut
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Idols Prep for Tour

    Now that the stress of competing on American Idol is over, all of the top 10 finalists are looking forward to hitting the road and connecting with
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Idol Axes Dad's Unofficial Archuleta Concert

    So it doesn't look like David Archuleta's meddling dad is about to take a back seat now that his son is a star. Jeff Archuleta and the American Idol bosses had
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Nigel Lythgoe: "David Cook Needs a Personality"

    If you thought Simon Cowell was blunt, how about this?The Idol judge has nothing on his boss Nigel Lythgoe, who told OK! that this year’s winner David Cook
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Stars Primp For 'Sex And The City' Premiere

    Sarah Jessica Parker sparkles at the Sex and the City: The Movie premiere held at Radio City Music Hall in NYC.“The best part of doing this movie is being back
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    NEWS

    Two Idol Davids and a Syesha!

    David Cook is a major hottie.The main reason he’s totally earned that status is because he would never classify himself that way—even when virtually every girl
    By OK! Staff
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    Archie: 'I Don't Want A Girlfriend'

    We hate to have to break it to all you swooning David Archuleta fans, but the Idol star says he is definitely not on the market. Today David told OK! that,
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    David Cook Wins American Idol

    After months of tryouts, eliminations, semifinals, celebrity mentors, more eliminations, Ford commercials and awkward elimination-night medleys, David Cook was
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Cook Responds To 'Sorry' Simon

    As David Archuleta sang with One Republic at last night's Idol finale, sometimes, it's too late to apologize. But in David Cook's view, it's better late than
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    David Cook Wins American Idol!

    After months of tryouts, eliminations, semifinals, celebrity mentors, more eliminations, Ford commercials and awkward elimination-night medleys, David Cook was
    By OK! Staff
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    OK! Exclusive: Archuleta Comes to Cook's Defense

    While Tuesday night's American Idol finale was loudly hyped as a battle between the show's two remaining contenders, David Cook and David Archuleta, it was
    By OK! Staff
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    IDOL: David vs. David

    It’s been a long battle to American Idol’s top two.I’ve been pretty vocal about my favorite David (just Cook it for me!), but I wanted to see where I stood
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    It's Judgement Dave!

    We've seen secret strippers exposed and dads banned. We've seen Paula Abdul take on the space/time continuum by judging performances from the future and,
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    AI Tour Tix to Go on Sale

    American Idol may be almost over, but the American Idol tour is just beginning! Tickets for the three-month summer tour will go on sale on Saturday, AI
    By OK! Staff
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    Idol Vs. Team Archuleta

    A 'Team Archuleta' insider has revealed that there was a battle between David's camp and Idol producers over one of this week's songs. Arranger Richard
    By OK! Staff
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    Execs Wanted To 'Free' David From Dad

    An American Idol exec has said that Jeff Archuleta was removed from rehearsals and banned from helping with song-selection to "free" his son.Exec producer Nigel
    By OK! Staff
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    David A. Coach Denies Dad Rumors

    A friend of the Archuleta family and member of David's coaching team has denied that the teen's dad has been banned from American Idol because of his
    By OK! Staff
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    Simon Says...

    Jason Castro did the other contestants a favor last night by, well, sucking. Simon Cowell told David Archuleta he could have whistled his song and come off
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Idol: What You Didn't See...

    David Cook flirted with Paula Abdul, a stroke of luck saved (some of) Jason Castro's blushes, and the Idol staff flip-flop on swaying. Here's what you didn't
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Simon Sweats it Out

    Simon Cowell has truly been sweating it out during this season of American Idol."I've been on detox," he reveals to OK!. "I have a girl that comes over and I
    By OK! Staff
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    Simon Says

    With only six contestants left, Simon is running out of opportunities to be mean.  So some poor contestant has to get slammed with all that pent-up crabbiness.
    By OK! Staff
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    'Dad Picks David's Songs,' Says Coach

    Since rumors emerged that David Arculeta's dad is a notorious 'stage-parent', both father and son have stayed silent on the matter.But OK! has been given the
    By OK! Staff
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    "Archuleta Is Worst Stage Dad," Star Says

    More details have surfaced about David Archuleta's alleged "stage dad".So far we've heard reports that Jeff Archuleta brought David, 17, to tears during Idol
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    'Have a Little Respect,' Kellie Tells Idols

    It seems the Idol veterans think that the kids just don't have enough respect these days.First Carrie Underwood, and now Kellie Pickler, have said that these
    By OK! Staff
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    David's 'Intimidated' Rival Talks to OK!

    So American Idol's juiciest controversy rumbles on: Is David Archuleta's father an oppressive "stage dad" or just a good parent who wants the best for his
    By OK! Staff
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    The Less Talented David Will Win, Fans Say

    Simon Cowell has told David Cook that as long as Idol remains a talent contest, not a popularity contest, he's in with a chance of winning. Well, David, we've
    By OK! Staff
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    Tuesday Night TV Roundup

    OK!'s Elizabeth Herr recaps your favorite Tuesday night show!American Idol: Isn’t Ryan Seacrest just so precious with his lame April Fools’ joke? I wish this
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    David's 'Pushy' Dad Was Banned From TV Show

    It seems that David Archuleta's happy-go-lucky demeanor may be hiding a struggle with his pushy "stage dad".In the past weeks we've heard that Jeff Archuleta
    By OK! Staff
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    NEWS

    Simon: I Like Michael Johns' Accent

    When it comes to emotions, Simon Cowell is more synonymous with anger than compassion. However, he says there was one moment on American Idol that hit him real
    By OK! Staff
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    Bad News For David's Mystery Girl?

    Millions of young hearts broke on Tuesday night when a mystery lady appeared in the American Idol audience with David Archuleta's family.The finalist even
    By OK! Staff
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    'Arch' Angel David

    Millions of people are rooting for David Archuleta to win American Idol, but none more so than his church. Especially, it would seem, since they can expect a
    By OK! Staff
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    Idol Oops: David Archuleta Forgets the Lyrics!

    While David Archuleta  has so-far been considered the front-runner of this season of American Idol, it appears that the young singer might have sung himself
    By OK! Staff
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