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Josiah Leming skips 'Idol,' signs a record deal



Remember Josiah Leming, that kid on American Idol who was living out of his car and cried his eyes out at the drop of a hat (especially when it was Simon Cowell's hat)? He may not have made the top 24, but according to the Knoxville News Sentinel, he definitely rated a recording contract with Warner Bros.

Tbdjosialeming032608 According to the paper's Web site, Leming is a full-blown artist now, getting an agent and an entertainment lawyer and even buying his dad a new truck. No word on whether any Lemings are living in it.

Proof that he may actually be the real deal is that Josiah had a show at L.A.'s Hotel Cafe on March 7 (check the video above). Who says you need to go through weeks of denigrating reality TV to make it big?

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:38am]


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