Ruben Studdard Celebrity Watchlist

With a voice as big as his much-discussed girth, this soulful singer became the second American Idol winner in 2003. Raised singing gospel music, he attended college on a football scholarship before switching his focus to showbiz. Markedly different from h… (more)

Birth Name: Christopher Ruben Studdard

Birth Place: Frankfurt, West Germany

Profession: Singer

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Ruben Studdard Once Needed Five Cops to Peel Off an Overly Attached Fan

American Idol Season 2 winner Ruben Studdard may seem cuddly, but that doesn't mean he's OK with a stranger holding him so tightly the police have to come get her off. In the video above, Studdard tells the story of the time a smitten 75-year-old wom… Read more

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Before 'American Idol' Ends See Where Your Favorite Contestants Are Now
02:49 — In the 15 seasons of "American Idol" everyone has their favorite moments. Justin Guarini lost to Kelly Clarkson back in 2002. Now, he is a married, th (more…)
10 Must-See Moments from The Final Show of 'American Idol'
02:53 — It was a star-studded super-sized American Idol series finale as a new winner was named. Trent Harmon beat La'Porsha Renae, however that seemed to onl (more…)
IDOL STARS: Where Are They Now? - Part 6
03:14 — Find out what Bucky Covington, Phil Stacey, Fantasia Barrino, and Ruben Studdard have been up to since American Idol.|American Idol|Bucky Covington|Ph (more…)

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Fri Mar 31 3:00am
The Runner-UpGo for the Jugular!(Season 1, Episode 2) ESQTV

Clay wins a razor-thin primary victory but faces new challenges in the general election. He argues with his team when they want him to run a negative campaign and, desperately short of cash, he holds fund-raisers with "American Idol" winners Ruben Studdard (more…)

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Tue Apr 4 8:00pm
Chopped JuniorWhy So Blue?New(Season 5, Episode 7) FOOD

A fun twist on a classic comfort food is paired with pricey truffles in the appetizer round. In Round 2, the junior chefs must roll up their sleeves to deal with a large blue squash. Then, the two finalists find creative ways to make desserts with out-of-t (more…)

Wed Apr 5 3:00am
Chopped JuniorWhy So Blue?(Season 5, Episode 7) FOOD

A fun twist on a classic comfort food is paired with pricey truffles in the appetizer round. In Round 2, the junior chefs must roll up their sleeves to deal with a large blue squash. Then, the two finalists find creative ways to make desserts with out-of-t (more…)

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American Idol Goes to the Movies: Who Showed Star Quality?

American Idol headed to Tinseltown in Week 3, with the Top 11 choosing their favorite songs from mov…

Ruben Studdard, Dolvett Quince and David Foster
Biggest Loser's Ruben Studdard Teams with David Foster to Celebrate Weight-loss Journey

What better way for a singer to celebrate his weight loss than by collaborating on a tune with a wor…

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Top Moments: Mentalist Goes Up in Flames, Walking Dead's Villainous Return

Our top moments of the week: 15. Craziest Bombshell: As Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fans, and…

Ruben Studdard
Watch Idol Ruben Studdard's Shocking Biggest Loser Elimination

The Velvet Teddy Bear couldn't cut the mustard.

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The Tuesday Playlist: Super Agents and Superheroes, An Idol turned Loser

The periods are a giveaway. The more I watch ABC's lighter-than-helium super-spy romp Marvel's Agent…

Ruben Studdard
American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard Talks Biggest Loser

Ruben Studdard was living the good life when he won American Idol. Now he's living on The Biggest Lo…

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  • Birth Name: Christopher Ruben Studdard
  • Birth Place: Frankfurt, West Germany
  • Profession: Singer

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