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Sanjaya Prepares for Retirement

5/27/2008 6:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Hold on to your scrunchie! Despite being on his 16th minute of fame, pony-hawked "Idol" wannabeen Sanjaya Malakar is going Nationwide.

Instead of performing at the opening of an outlet mall or local balloon festival like his fellow "Idol" losers, Sanji followed in the bankrupt footsteps of MC Hammer and Kevin Federline and filmed the latest ad for Nationwide insurance in India today.

The theme of the commercial is about planning for your retirement -- something that happened to Sanjaya the minute he was voted off "A.I."

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sogal    

Well, it's one more commercial then I have.

2254 days ago
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sanjayak    

first!!!

2254 days ago
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I call Shotgun    

Where's a crying teenage girl when you need one?

2254 days ago
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tattooed white trash...    

Well lookey lookey, you reported on it..who is more of a loser....TMZ or Sanjaya???

2254 days ago
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alreadybad    

Sanjaya is entertaining to say the least, more so than the skanks you want to throw in our faces day in and day out and I would much rather watch him lip-synch than anyone else out there doing it now, I'm sure he will do just as good but more likely he will be better, much better.

2254 days ago
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SayWhatChaWanna    

Guy's gotta make a living somwhow, and again,
'its one more commercial than I have'!!

2254 days ago
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TMZhires13yearolds    

The kid is cute and seems to be doing fine. I'm kinda wondering how many of your "staff" tried out for AI and got rejected judging from the "loser" comments you make about former Idol contestants. Sour grapes, perhaps?

2254 days ago
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nataliec    

sanjaya......americas biggest JOKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and closet case!

2254 days ago
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Bonton    

Why exactly is this worth reporting on?? How he gets an attention at all is a mystery to me

2254 days ago
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hello, it    

I really like the kid. More power to him.

2254 days ago
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rachel    

Behold David Archie's future

2254 days ago
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Riley    

DORK! He's such a big dork, almost as big of a dork as David Archuletta.

2254 days ago
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Sophie    

I LOVE HIMMMMM!
he's not retiring, he's working on his album.
which is gonna be released later this year.
get yo facts straight, dawg.

2254 days ago
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Karla Smode    


Most of you must be 12 - 14 that write these comments. You are just jealous that you are not anyone they can write about! Boo Hoo little tikes.

2254 days ago
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beetle    

How many of you did Jimmy Kimmel recognize, however questionable, on the AI final???????????? SanJ isn't going away.

2254 days ago
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