Paul McDonald

What is the biggest decision that American Idol's Paul McDonald will have to make in the coming months? Whether he's Team Edward or Team Jacob.

Now that he and actress Nikki Reed are an official couple, McDonald tells TVGuide.com, "I'm going to have be a Twilight fan!"

He better start watching now since the singer admits he's never seen any of the saga. But McDonald is used to going outside of his comfort zone. After all, he says, Idol was completely "different from my normal scene."

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"I got a whole lot of hate toward me [from my band members] for awhile, but ... now that they've seen me come this far along, they're super-excited," he says.

In the interview below, McDonald shares why he was OK with his elimination and what he would've wanted to sing had he made it another week.