He'll soon encounter an overwhelming amount of female fans when he and his fellow contestants travel the country on the Idols Live Summer tour."The ladies weren't like this back before 'American Idol,' it was tough on me back home," he confessed. Mc Creery won't have to worry long about finding himself a new love interest, however.I got to show versatility and I'm proud to do that.What do you believe America learned about you during the season?Soon after the public smooch, 16-year-old Alaina played coy with reporters when asked if she was dating the 17-year-old singer."I kissed him on the lips, yeah," she told "Entertainment Tonight," before teasing, "He might be my boyfriend, he might not be my boyfriend."When Alaina spotted Mc Creery walking the press line, she yelled to him: "They asked me if we're dating. With a majority of more than 122 million votes crowning him the new "American Idol," dating may not be so tough for Mc Creery any longer.It seemed like the judges were a little bit more critical of you than they were with Lauren Alaina and Scotty Mc Creery.Do you think that helped or hindered how far you got in the competition? I believe their intentions for it throughout this whole process were simply to push me along further, because it was apparent they liked to get me to where I could be at the top of my game and to get me a little fired up inside, so then I come out with something that they really, really really didn't expect of what not. It's up to America, but as far as whether it hindered anything, I got to the Top 3, so that's quite alright.
Reality TV World: Do you think the rumors helped or hurt either one of you two in the competition? What's your reaction to all the support you have received from celebrities online and does that motivate you? He's one of the best that ever laid foot on the stage.The 20-year-old from Wheeling, IL, became the eleventh finalist sent home from American Idol's tenth season after she received the fewest home viewer votes following Wednesday night's performance show -- becoming the sixth female finalist eliminated after five-straight male finalists were ousted before her in the competition.During a conference call with reporters on Friday, Reality TV World asked Reinhart about her American Idol experience -- including what she believed sparked the rumors that she and former Idol tenth-season finalist Casey Abrams were dating, what her reaction was to all the speculation, and whether she felt the rumors distracted them or had any effect on the singers' home-viewer votes.It would be an honor to have my mom and my dad -- to have them with me out there.So, I got to go back home and play with their band, and then having them on the stage and actually getting to just give them a little couple of licks and show America what he can do -- that was just so special to me.Reality TV World: After he got voted off, Casey made it clear that you guys were never dating even though there had been a bunch of rumors floating around about that. I forget which week, but it's when we just started bonded a lot more and getting really close and really could just confide in each other.What was your reaction when you first heard those rumors and do you have any idea how they might have gotten started? We had a different kind of connection from the rest, and so we'd sit by each other and all that jazz.Do you think it gained or cost you any votes, and did they ever become a distraction for either one of you two? It's funny because we got so many questions about it, but either way, that's not going to hurt anybody. If you could pick one cover that you did last season to put on your debut album, what would it be?Haley Reinhart: You know, not really, and we really didn't give into them at all. Haley Reinhart: There's so many different types of songs.What was it like singing with your dad playing guitar on the stage and you singing background vocals with your parents when you were younger? I mean, they've, my parents, have basically just taught me the rules of the stage and everything since I was eight, and the first big thing I ever got to do was on my ninth birthday.That day, I got to play at an international tattoo festival.