Clay Aiken

Shows Off His New Beard

5/25/2010 4:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Carrying his own bags and rockin' some face scruff, Clay Aiken arrived at LAX on Monday.

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With the country about to anoint a new winner this week, can you believe it's been seven years since the 31-year-old father of one lost to Ruben Studdard on "American Idol?"