A lot of big talent auditioned for American Idol in New Orleans! Most of the backed up by their biggest fans. DeMichael Staes had his father with him, and Shalese Mitchell’s mother gave her moral support during auditions. Elizabeth Porter’s boyfriend stood by her side and says he’s convinced she’s the next American Idol.
We should all be fortunate enough to have people in our lives who believe in us and our dreams, and the Idol hopefuls we met in New Orleans are some of the lucky ones. Pretty soon we might be cheering them on too, because any one of them could be the next American Idol!