Get To Know The Top 3 ‘Idol’ Contestants Even Better!

May 19, 2011 6:38 pm

(Photo: FOX)

If you’ve been tuning in to “American Idol” every week this season, then you’ve gotten to know the now top three remaining contestants Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, and Haley Reinhart pretty well — but did you know the below about them!?


Thanks to Us Weekly magazine, we’ve now got the most random, to the good-to-know facts about the top 3 contestants:


  • Has a knack for poetry! — “I’ve written poetry since I was 8 and have even competed in poetry slams.” Plus, “I write my own songs.”
  • Wishes she were a sixties baby! — “I feel like I should have been a teen in the ’60s, born in 1945.”
  • Is a comedian!? — “Improv is a passion.”
  • May not be “superstitious” like Lauren Alaina (see below!) but — “I believe in the supernatural.”
  • Although she owns a German Shepherd named Jango (after the Jazz guitarist) — “One day I hope to own a spider monkey.”


  • Can sing but he can’t play soccer — “I played soccer for one year. I was bad.”
  • Although Jennifer Lopez does want him to buzz it again — “My policy was “short hair, don’t care” until I grew it out for Idol.”
  • If your car every breaks down you can count on Scotty — “My first job was at a car shop, changing oil and tires.”
  • He’s a romantic — ” I love looking at the stars in the night sky.”
  • Meet Evan McCreery?! — “My name was going to be Evan, but my parents decided to call me Scotty on the way to the hospital.”


  • May be afraid of the dark?! — ” I sleep with my head under the covers.”
  • Doesn’t have a cat or a dog but — “I have a turtle named Squirt.”
  • If you ever get inside Lauren’s bedroom, be aware! — “I don’t like people to sit on my bed after it’s made.”
  • We know she is cheerful but did you know — “Before American Idol I was a varsity cheerleader”
  • This one we could’ve guessed! — ” I’m boy crazy.”
  • She’s a smart cookie — “I make really good grades” but she admits, ” I always lose my phone.”
  • If singing doesn’t work out — “I have a special calling and would like to work with children with special needs.”

Be sure to tune in to the results show tonight on “American Idol” @ 8/7c on FOX to see who will be going on to the finale, as well as save the date to catch the final “American Idol” performance show May 24th and the finale May 25th
@ 8/7c!