I could have a degree in music and come on the show, and Simon could still say 'You stink'.
I got rid of my glasses and they changed my hair. That's really all they did. They went shopping for me, so the clothes are different too. It wasn't like Extreme Makeover where I got a nose job or anything.
I auditioned just for fun.
It doesn't really matter to me how I make a difference, I just wanna make sure that I do.
I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities.
And I think that when I finally decided to let go and let God and allow that to happen, I became a lot more successful than I could have done if I had planned it all myself.
Well, fortunately we found out that the runner-up our particular year was going to get a record contract also. So it was kind of a - it was bitter sweet but it was an opportunity.
In my ideal world, no child would suffer. Charitable instincts would prevail. There would be global acceptance of all different types of people.
I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up. But I'm happy with myself. I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here.
The greatest glory never comes from falling, but from rising each time you fall.
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