Mobbed by fans in public, confessing her personal struggles and generally making headlines everywhere she goes, Katharine McPhee is already a star. But the American Idol runner-up still has time for us geeks.
[NOTE: McPhee is "KatharineIdol"]
[NOTE: She is now on my Buddy List]
[NOTE: She is not online right now]
AOLMusicScottB: hey hey
AOLMusicScottB: Where are you IMing from?
KatharineIdol: From my parents house
AOLMusicScottB: you actually have some time off?
KatharineIdol: well yesterday was my only day off
KatharineIdol: I have a photo shoot today
AOLMusicScottB: for the new record?
KatharineIdol: No for OK mag. That shoot will be later this month
KatharineIdol: all my friends are IMing right now!!! AHHHHH
AOLMusicScottB: How crazy is everything right now?
KatharineIdol: Pretty crazy
KatharineIdol: My phone has rung about 25 times in the last hour during these interviews
KatharineIdol: I should probably go get it. One sec
AOLMusicScottB: wow, i definitely don't have that problem
KatharineIdol: You don't want that problem
AOLMusicScottB: maybe it's paula abdul asking you on a date?
KatharineIdol: No time for dates
KatharineIdol: I can't wait to get out of the country where my phone can't ring
AOLMusicScottB: i'm sure. does it even matter anymore if you come in 1st or 2nd on american idol?
KatharineIdol: I don't think it matters
KatharineIdol: I think I'm going to be fine
KatharineIdol: As long as I get to perform in some kind of way i will be happy
AOLMusicScottB: you gonna try and pull a clay and outshine taylor?
KatharineIdol: I'm just trying to do the best that I can. I'm not trying to outshine anyone really. I'm just in competition with myself
KatharineIdol: that would be cool if I could have as much success as Clay though
AOLMusicScottB: when you lost you didn't look surprised at all... were you expecting it?
KatharineIdol: I was just happy to be where I was
KatharineIdol: Everyone keeps saying that. I don't know what the other reactions were from the runners up from passed seasons, but you have to be pretty humbled to simply just be where you are
KatharineIdol: Someone has to win
AOLMusicScottB: i'd be pissed and prob would have jumped simon and maybe paula too
KatharineIdol: that would have been a site to see
KatharineIdol: I would have liked to be at your finale
AOLMusicScottB: i prob couldn't take him, but paula i think i could handle.
AOLMusicScottB: yeah, you could have seen it on american idol and then right after on cops
KatharineIdol: I think you could handle all of em
AOLMusicScottB: so you've seen how buff i am then.
KatharineIdol: This is much better than regular interview over the phone
KatharineIdol: I have been stalking you
AOLMusicScottB: just had to check the windows real quick like to make sure you weren't out there.
KatharineIdol: I am you just can't see me. I have had a lot of experience
AOLMusicScottB: multi talented
AOLMusicScottB: speaking of which
AOLMusicScottB: i hear you have an interest in acting?
KatharineIdol: Yes I do, I have been working on an acting career for years before I even auditioned for idol
AOLMusicScottB: any offers yet?
KatharineIdol: No just have a couple of projects that Iâ€™m up for but no for sure things yet
KatharineIdol: I want to make very smart decisions when it does come time to take a part
KatharineIdol: I want it to be something that I know I can do well in
KatharineIdol: It's all about making smart choices from here on out
AOLMusicScottB: no from justin to kelly part 2?
KatharineIdol: I don't think so
AOLMusicScottB: so your single comes out on the 27th of june, how excited are you?
KatharineIdol: So exciting
KatharineIdol: I hope my fans enjoy it
AOLMusicScottB: i'm already in line waiting for it
KatharineIdol: ahhh sucks!!! thanks
AOLMusicScottB: and getting a little dehydrated actually
KatharineIdol: You better cuz now youâ€™re on my buddy list. that means weâ€™re friends
KatharineIdol: Drink some water
KatharineIdol: till we die
KatharineIdol: and then after
AOLMusicScottB: you go on tour soon too are you ready?
KatharineIdol: yea very excited to play those big houses
AOLMusicScottB: you should learn how to do backflips like B5
AOLMusicScottB: that would rule
KatharineIdol: Already working on it
AOLMusicScottB: ok, a couple more very important questions and you are free to go
AOLMusicScottB: If you had to be in either Slayer or Motorhead, which band would you be in?
KatharineIdol: AHHH motorhead
AOLMusicScottB: good call
KatharineIdol: much better
KatharineIdol: thats like death metal, my kind of stuff
AOLMusicScottB: secondly, and equally as important, do you think iran has nukes? and if not how far away are they?
AOLMusicScottB: good answer, you'll make a great politician
KatharineIdol: yes I would
AOLMusicScottB: ok, any last words to your fans?
KatharineIdol: that I love them and that I'm eternally grateful to them for getting me to the position that im at today
KatharineIdol: they are the greatest
KatharineIdol: And so are you!!!
AOLMusicScottB: ok, go answer your phone. thanks for taking the time
KatharineIdol: my pleasure
KatharineIdol: peace out