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Clay Aiken Wants to Represent You (In Congress)

Former American Idol star, Clay Aiken, is running for congress in North Carolina. Despite having lost both American Idol and Celebrity Apprentice, the pop sensation remains optimistic about his chances to win the election. Aiken was in a neck-to-neck race for the Democratic nomination in North Carolina’s Second Congressional District; however, his opponent, Keith Crisco unexpectedly passed away in a bizarre accident. A little suspect? We hope Clay wasn’t that desperate to win…

So, what compels a celebrity to break out of song and dance and boldly venture into politics? Fusion Live investigates.

Clay Aiken Wants to Represent You (In Congress)

Former American Idol star, Clay Aiken, is running for congress in North Carolina. Despite having lost both American Idol and Celebrity Apprentice, the pop sensation remains optimistic about his chances to win the election. Aiken was in a neck-to-neck race for the Democratic nomination in North Carolina’s Second Congressional District; however, his opponent, Keith Crisco unexpectedly passed away in a bizarre accident. A little suspect? We hope Clay wasn’t that desperate to win…

So, what compels a celebrity to break out of song and dance and boldly venture into politics? Fusion Live investigates.

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