So what did she have to say, and how is she going to handle her new role-model status?MORE: Carrie Underwood Gives Her Number to Idol Contestants, but Does Anyone Actually Call? I love to go to school, and my favorite subject is math.I want little girls and girls my age to feel that way when they meet me.I'm not fake, and I don't want to mislead people [about] who I am. I want to stay true to who I am and let it be available for little girls to look up to me.Although Abrams once serenaded a female friend in the audience, he is said to be smitten with the singer.The budding relationship isn't the only drama surrounding Abrams.Casey Abrams and Haley Reinhart are said to have begun dating after being closely confined with the other finalists in the American Idol house.An American Idol source told In Touch that Haley and Abrams, both 20, have become quite a cosy couple.'Most of their downtime is spent together and they have a very touchy-feely relationship', the insider said.'They're always lying on each other when they're around the other contestants and everybody thinks they're hooking up', the source added.
While that’s not the ‘Idol’ winner’s hometown, we’d like to point out that she is still a down-to-earth lady who has known Mc Creery since before he was rubbing elbows with the big country stars, and a perfect match to boot.
Lauren's singing, spunky style and personality may have gotten her to the "Idol" finale, but it hasn't earned her the respect of everyone. I like school more than anything, probably." Now, Lauren is only looking at her Idol experience in a positive light and holding onto the most special moments—like dueting with her hero, Carrie Underwood. My life couldn't be any better at this point." Lauren also credits Carrie for the inspiration to be the best she can be for her fans and can't wait to share the rest of her journey with them.