Name: Clay Aiken
Birth Name: 
Clayton Holmes Grissom
Birth Date: 
November 30, 1978
Birth Place: 
Raleigh, NC
Relationship Status: 
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Kelly Clarkson & Carrie Underwood: Cheated Out of Millions After American Idol?!

Posted Friday February 21, 2014 2:03 PM GMT

They both owe their career kick-starts to “American Idol,” however now it seems Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood haven’t been paid their due royalties.


Clay Aiken: Vote For Me!

Posted Wednesday February 5, 2014 10:00 AM GMT

He had no problem earning votes during his stint on “American Idol,” and Clay AIken hopes his popularity hasn’t waned in the years since.

The 35-year-old pop singer will officially announce his candidacy for Congress later today (February 5) as he seeks to challenge US Representative Renee Ellmers of North Carolina.


Clay Aiken: Running for Congress?!

Posted Friday January 3, 2014 5:13 PM GMT

He was a big winner on Season Two of “American Idol” back in the day, and Clay AIken is eyeing another high-profile gig as of late.

According to a report, the crimson-haired crooner has been chatting with political consultant Betsy Conti with the goal of running for GOP Representative Renee Ellmers’ seat in the US Congress.


Tori Spelling: Malibu Market Momma

Posted Monday July 18, 2011 2:06 PM GMT

Showing off her burgeoning baby bump, pregnant Tori Spelling was spotted at a Malibu, California farmers market yesterday (July 17).

The former "90210" actress and mom-to-be, who was joined in her shopping efforts by husband Dean McDermott and children Liam and Stella, offered up a glimpse and her adorable growing belly as she wore a stomach-hugging, blue maternity jumpsuit.


Clay Aiken: "I'm Gay"

Posted Wednesday September 24, 2008 1:42 PM GMT

When he decided to become a father, he also decided to come clean about his sexuality. And now Clay AIken has officially declared, “I’m gay.”

He told press, "It was the first decision I made as a father. I cannot raise a child to lie or to hide things. I wasn't raised that way, and I'm not going to raise a child to do that."

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Clay Aiken Welcomes Baby Son

Posted Friday August 8, 2008 4:51 PM GMT

Back in May, his rep confirmed that he was going to be a father, and this morning at 8:08 am (on 08/08/08), Clay Aiken welcomed a baby boy.

Though they’re not romantically involved, the American Idol stud and his babymamma Jaymes Foster conceived Parker Foster Aiken (who weighted 6 lbs 2oz) by means of artificial insemination.


Clay Aiken Fights With Female Passenger

Posted Monday July 9, 2007 1:05 PM GMT

American Idol alum Clay Aiken was involved in a dispute with a woman during a flight to Tulsa over the weekend. The altercation, surprising Claymates around the world, even drew the scrutiny of FBI agents.

According to press reports, "Aiken was on a Saturday morning flight for an evening show, and concertgoers said that night he joked onstage about being beaten up by a girl earlier in the day."


Speed Blogging... Arrests, Divas, Bullies and Dick Clark!

Posted Saturday October 28, 2006 1:13 AM GMT

Jared Leto goes Naomi Campbell (well, kind of) on a Hobbit and a Blogger! [BWE]

Speaking of Naomi Campbell.. she's been arrested again for assaulting yet another women! Is this like eight times now? This one was her substance abuse counselor. [BBC]

Sharon Osborne claims that Madonna bought baby David Banda. [The Sun]

Snoop Dogg arrested on suspicion of illegal drug and gun possession. Is anyone surprised? [AP]

Mariah Carey won't be heading to Hong Kong to perform. Low ticket sales and supposed diva demands have caused the show to be canceled. [R&M]