‘American Idol’ Lee DeWyze on DeGeneres: ‘I wish her the best’
HollywoodNews.com: In the wake of Ellen DeGeneres’ departure from “American Idol,” the show’s recent winner expressed his gratitude to her.
In a statement to Billboard, DeWyze, who is currently on tour with the 10 “American Idol” finalists, said “I feel very privileged to have been a part of ‘American Idol’ while Ellen was there.
“She represented the voice of the viewers and genuinely wanted to see each of us succeed. That’s what I love about Ellen, she has a huge heart.
“I valued her opinion each and every week, and cannot thank her enough for her support throughout last season,” DeWyze said. “I wish her the best.”
DeWyze is also in the midst of recording his first album.
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