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Corey Clark

Corey Delaney Clark (born July 13, 1980) is an American singer. He is known for his highly-publicized disqualification from the second season of American Idol and later allegations of a sexual relationship between him and then-Idol judge, Paula Abdul. Corey Clark was born July 13, 1980 in San Bernardino, California, to Duane and Jan Clark, two singers who met on the road in Nashville, Tennessee in early 1978 while following their own musical aspirations. Duane, an R & B and disco singer who sang in San Bernardino nightclubs and opened for Al Wilson and B. B. King and recorded and performed with the James Last Orchestra and the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, is of African American, Cherokee, Apache, and Blackfoot descent. Jan Clark, the Hungarian-Ukrainian, Jewish, Irish, French, Cherokee, and Algonquian great granddaughter of a Budapest concert pianist, met Duane in Nashville while she worked nightclubs specializing in R & B and Barbra Streisand. The multiracial nature of the Clarks’ relationship and of Corey’s heritage was a source of racial conflict for the family during the Clarks' early years in Lufkin, Texas, where Corey recalls a story his parents told him about a December 1979

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'American Idol' Star Corey Clark -- I'm An Uber Driver Now!!! (VIDEO)

'American Idol' Star Corey Clark
I'm An Uber Driver Now!!!

Some "American Idol" alums play Madison Square Garden ... Corey Clark drives an Uber. Our photog spotted Clark behind the wheel of what looks like an UberX in Bev Hills. Corey… READ MORE >

Ex 'American Idol' Corey Clark -- I Got Railroaded By My Wife's Stepdad ... He's the Cop Behind My Arrest (VIDEO)

Ex 'Idol' Corey Clark
I Got Railroaded By My Wife's Stepdad ... He's the Cop Behind My Arrest

Former "American Idol" contestant Corey Clark's arrest was the result of a conspiracy -- set in place by his estranged wife and her detective stepfather ... at least that's what Clark… READ MORE >

- 293 days ago
Corey Clark -- Sooo Creepy ... Wife Says He Stared Her Down For Hours

Corey Clark
Sooo Creepy ... Wife Says He Stared Her Down For Hours

Former "American Idol" contestant Corey Clark gave his estranged wife a serious case of the creeps -- allegedly stalking her around town and staring her down for hours at a time. According to… READ MORE >

- 306 days ago
'American Idol' Star Corey Clark Arrested for Felony Domestic Violence (PHOTO)

Infamous 'American Idol' Star
Corey Clark Arrested for Felony Domestic Violence

5:50 PM PT -- Police reviewed the case and changed the charge to misdemeanor domestic violence.He's still facing a felony for aggravated harassment. Corey Clark --  the season 2… READ MORE >

- 306 days ago
Corey Clark -- Former 'American Idol' Contestant Sues MTV for $40 Million

Former 'Idol' Star Corey Clark
Suing MTV for Defamation And He Wants $40 MILLION

Former "American Idol" contestant Corey Clark -- who is more famous for being kicked off the show than actually being on it -- is suing MTV for defamation after he claims one of their reporters… READ MORE >

- 1480 days ago

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