David Archuleta is one loyal son. The 17-year-old American Idol second-placer and human Monchhichi could have just bought his dad, Jeff, a tie for Father’s Day. Instead, the kid attempted once again to convince the world that his pop isn’t an obvious pain in the ass.The devoutly Mormon Archuleta’s MySpace blog (current mood: “blessed”) is… More »
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David Archuleta’s famously overbearing dad (whose controlling antics eventually got him banned from American Idol rehearsals) is again getting no love from Idol honchos.
A summer concert in his Utah town that Jeff Archuleta had organized for his son, called Back Home with David Archuleta, has been placed on hold by 19 Entertainment, management… More »
Being a child star is weird enough. Type-A parents vicariously living out their own dreams of fame through their spawn can make it unbearable (just ask Gary Coleman). At the midway point between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, let’s look at ten losers who’ve gotten the balance between supportive parenting and career guidance spectacularly wrong. More »
American Idol’s resident Papa Bear has growled one too many times. After refuting repeated labelings as David Archuleta’s “stage dad from hell,” Jeff Archuleta has been banished from all Idol rehearsals. He is permitted to attend show tapings but forbidden from being near any discussions of song selection or presentation.Seventeen-year-old David, a Mormon who hails… More »
He’s the season seven “one to beat” on American Idol, but David Archuleta, all of a sweet 17, comes with baggage—and it speaks. The babyfaced, tween-teasing singer’s father, Jeff Archuleta, has come out swinging, telling Us Weekly there’s “absolutely no truth in any of the stories about me yelling at David, making him cry or… More »