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William Hung Weighs In on American Idol's Cancellation | William Hung

William Hung Weighs In on American Idol's Cancellation

Originally posted 05/12/2015 06:50PM

In the 14 seasons of American Idol, very few auditions have been as memorable as William Hung's.

The season 3 contestant was deemed one of the worst singers by Simon Cowell for his off-key performance of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs."

Despite the negative comments he received on the show, Hung, 32, still has a sincere appreciation for the reality singing competition, which Fox announced would not be returning after next season.

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American Idol Alum William Hung Is Married – See the Photo!

American Idol's William Hung Is Married: 'I'm Glad to Have Somebody to Support Me'

Originally posted 08/21/2014 03:30PM

One lucky lady now has William Hung committed to serenading her for life.

The memorable American Idol cast-off married Jian Teng on June 18 in Alhambra, California, he confirms to PEOPLE.

"She's a fantastic wife and I'm glad to have somebody to support me," Hung, 31, tells PEOPLE of his bride, also 31 and a licensed vocational nurse.

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William Hung Swaps Singing for Teaching | William Hung

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William Hung Swaps Singing for Teaching

Originally posted 04/23/2008 03:30PM

The former Idol wannabe goes to college to become a math teacher

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Idol Reject Hung Plans Christmas Album | William Hung

Idol Reject Hung Plans Christmas Album

Originally posted 08/02/2004 03:00PM

If at first you don't succeed, cash in. William Hung, who obliterated Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" in his attempt to compete on American Idol last season – and then released his own album full of butchered tracks – has international stardom within his grasp.

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Daily Insider for April 8, 2004

Originally posted 04/08/2004 1:29PM

April 8, 2004HOLIDAY SPIRIT Passover was a family affair for Demi Moore and Madonna, who attended a Kabbalah retreat at the Westin Diplomat Hotel near Miami earlier this week. Moore brought Ashton Kutcher, while Madonna was accompanied by hubby Guy Ritchie and her two kids. Along with taking in the retreat's lectures and events, Madonna and Ritchie were spotted on the beach and relaxing by the Diplomat's pool. "She's very sincere, very authentic and she's got an amazing consciousness," one attendee to Monday night's seder told Daily Insider about Madonna. "She is just like us, had no airs, no bodyguards. If you're willing to stay until 3 in the morning, it's not just an act." Both Ritchie and Kutcher also took in Miami's party scene: Guy was spotted (sans the Mrs.) at South Beach nightclub Mansion on Saturday night; Ashton stopped by the Raleigh Hotel's poolside Sunday Soiree.

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Simon's Comments Don't Faze Hung

Originally posted 03/31/2004 01:00PM

"American Idol's" acerbic judge Simon Cowell called William Hung the worst singer he had ever seen.

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NEWS BRIEFS: 'Apprentice' Holds Tryouts

Originally posted 03/09/2004 01:00PM

RECRUITED: Donald Trump and the producers of "The Apprentice" are looking for new aspirants to appear on the second season of the NBC reality hit. The New York Post reports that the first audition is to be held Thursday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 40 Wall Street (a Trump building) in Manhattan. Other cities on the "recruitment tour" include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Miami.

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