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Clay Aiken Officially Hopes To Bring His Magical Voice To Congress! Check Out The Heartfelt Video Announcing His Bid HERE!

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It was rumored that this former American Idol runner-up was going to make his political dreams a reality - and today's announcement absolutely confirms it!

Clay Aiken has officially entered his bid for congress, y'all!

On Wednesday, Clay announced his Democratic plans to unseat second-term Rep. Renee Ellmers in a predominantly Republican district in North Carolina.

This is way harder to snag than AI's ticket to Hollywood, people!

In the video revealing his campaign launch, Clay candidly explained his tough childhood - and expressed how he can relate to people during this difficult economic time:

"For most Americans, there are no golden tickets — at least not like the kind you see on TV. More folks are struggling today than at any time in our history, and here in North Carolina, we've got more than our share of pain."

We can't wait to see how he uses this political platform!

Ch-ch-check out the heartfelt vid that announces his bid…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

Clay Aiken Hopes To Dazzle Millions With His Voice IN CONGRESS?!

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A Clay Aiken congressional run sounds like a majestical dream come true, no?!

The openly gay singer and American Idol runner-up is rumored to be actively considering a bid to represent North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district in the U.S. House!

Be still our musical hearts!

Two sources revealed that Clay has taken the initial steps to run, consulting with political specialists to work on a plan for the campaign!

The 35-year-old Raleigh native has allegedly

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The Most Controversial Magazine Covers EVER!

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Rolling Stone is no stranger to printing controversial covers that get everyone talking. But did they go TOO far this week when they put accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev front and center?

The mag is being pulled from newsstands around the country because readers find it to be so offensive. So is THIS the most controversial cover in magazine history???

We'll let you decide!

Ch-ch-check out some of the most memorable front page shots that had the world up in arms when they hit store shelves!

CLICK HERE to see the gallery, "Most Controversial Magazine Covers Ever!"

CLICK HERE to see the gallery, "Most Controversial Magazine Covers Ever!"

CLICK HERE to see the gallery, "Most Controversial Magazine Covers Ever!"

CLICK HERE to see the gallery, "Most Controversial Magazine Covers Ever!"

CLICK HERE to see the gallery, "Most Controversial Magazine Covers Ever!"

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Jennifer Hudson Joins American Idol's Judges Table!

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The rumors were true! The rumors were true!

In an effort to entice viewers back into the world of American Idol, producers have decided to bring superstar alum Jennifer Hudson on board as a judge!

Multiple sources have confirmed that she has signed on for Season 13, which airs this Fall.

Kelly Clarkson is reportedly very close to signing on as well, with the third spot being reserved for either Adam Lambert or Clay Aiken.

We'll keep you updated!! Congrats, J-Hud!!

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American Idol's Jennifer Hudson & Kelly Clarkson Could Return — As Judges!!

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American Idol needs serious help! More importantly, it needs some judges!

While we’d love nothing more than to see Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson reunite — we can dream a little, can’t we? — it seems Fox and the show’s production companies are looking to bring former Idol contestants to the judging panel.

Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson have reportedly been contacted, while Adam Lambert and Clay Aiken remain at the top of the list.

Contestant Angie Miller spoke out about this potential plan and said:

Clay Aiken's Scary Stalker Arrested!!! Read About Their INSANE Encounter HERE!

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Someone loves Clay Aiken a bit TOO much.

The former American Idol was greeted with an uninvited guest at his front door on April 3.

57-year-old Barbara Saylor stole moves from a ninja to sneak into Clay's gated community in North Carolina and THEN hopped over his fence so she could gaze into his window and see if she could catch a glimpse of the singer.

The worst part? Clay was at home!!!

Thankfully, 911 was called promptly and when the cops showed, they arrested Barbara for misdemeanor stalking and misdemeanor first degree trespassing.

But that's not even the craziest part!!!

This woman IS NOT a first time offender.

Clay told police that it isn't the first time the Seattle resident went to insane lengths to be by Clay's side. In fact, Clay said she once threw