The first cuts have been made: Now get to know Melinda Doolittle, Chris Richardson and the rest of the Idol Class of 2007
Updated: Friday Feb 23, 2007 | 06:00 AM EST
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Chesapeake, Va. A former football player at Christopher Newport University, Richardson was born in Belgium to a military family. Now living in Virginia, the aspiring Idol works as a supervisor at a restaurant and performs in local clubs.
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