“Idol” champ Lee DeWyze and runner-up Crystal Bowersox pay visit to Ellen’s show!
Still not quite satisfied with the American Idol results because runner-up Crystal Bowersox was so clearly the superior performer in the finals.
But Lee DeWyze is no slouch and I guess his talent and modesty just won the day in the end.
Either way, they are both basking in the glow of the season and joined Idol judge Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show to talk about their futures – and Crystal shared some details of how she and her boyfriend broke up the morning of the finale.
“We were having breakfast and he just decided he’s a small-town guy and I don’t blame him for anything,” she said diplomatically. “He’s been amazing. He’s been my rock through all of this. It’s alright.”
Well, she hardly seems broken up about it! What kind of jerk doesn’t see their significant other through one of the most amazing experiences of their life? He couldn’t wait a few days?
It reminds me of a close friend who’s husband decides to leave her the day before her father’s funeral! True story!
Anyway, Lee reflected on his ups and downs throughout the season: “There have been ups and downs for everybody, but for me it was actually really good when there were down moments. It really helped me figure out myself a little bit more because I was able to figure out how to get over those kind of things and really let the fears go…”