Idol Headlines for 5/2/14

Ruben Studdard Defends Clay Aiken’s Congressional Bid – Ruben Studdard has stepped up in defense of Clay Aiken, who is making a run to represent North Carolina’s Second Congressional District. Studdard, who competed against Aiken on the second season of American Idol, was responding to allegations made by Aiken’s opponent that he had a poor attendance record on a presidential commission eight years ago and that the North Carolina native was not being committed to the causes of special needs children. Studdard made it known he will not stand by idly “while someone attacked my friend in an area where he has such an incredible track record of doing so much good for so many children. – Read more at Billboard

Jordin Sparks reveals her weight, and ‘it feels really good’ – “I go anywhere from, like, 155 to 161,” she said. “So I’m right around there. That’s where I am.” She’s OK with her weight, though she knows about the pressures to be thin in Hollywood.

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