Did Claudia Conway fail ‘American Idol’ auditions? Kellyanne Conway's daughter says she was 'nervous and sick'
'I want to get out of the controversy, get out of the drama and let people know that I am a singer and this is what I want to do'
TikTok star Claudia Conway, the daughter of former President Donald Trump’s adviser Kellyanne Conway and The Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway, will be seen in the premiere episode of ‘American Idol’ Season 19. Yes, the social media personality will be showing off her singing skills on the talent hunt show in front of the judges — Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie.
Claudia was all over the news when she was spotted in the official promo of the show. She had also spoken about the same when she shared a TikTok video with her fans straight from the set of ‘American Idol.’ It might have got fans excited but looks like the 16-year-old got butterflies during her audition revealing that she felt “nervous and sick.”
Did Claudia Conway fail ‘American Idol’ auditions?
The teenager, who has more than a million followers on her TikTok account, shared most recently that she was not happy with her audition on ‘American Idol’ season 19. According to the Daily Mail, the young lady took to her TikTok account and asserted, “Disclaimer that I am not happy w my idol audition. I was so nervous and sick so I'm just giving everyone a little heads up ok.”
What happened at her audition?
Claudia’s audition clip showed her opening up to judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan about how social media and singing helped her get her voice heard. According to People magazine, in her audition video, she said, “I'm Claudia Conway. I'm 16. My mother is Kellyanne Conway. She worked for Donald Trump. And my dad is George Conway. He's a lawyer he worked against Donald Trump.” Claudia further said, “It's a lot, but I agree to disagree with my mom and my dad” adding how hard it was growing up with her mom working for Trump.
"Most of my life, my feelings had been suppressed so then I got social media and was like, 'Well, yeah. Now my voice is being heard.” She concluded, “The internet can be a very, very dark place. But when life is all going downhill, I have my music. Now, I want to get out of the controversy, get out of the drama and let people know that I am a singer and this is what I want to do.”
According to multiple reports, the ‘American Idol’ contestant has faced a lot of abuse from her parents and especially from her strict mother. Claudia, during her most recent audition, also spilled the beans on her love for singing where she said that she has been singing all her life. Despite all the troubles she has faced since childhood, her parents have been supportive of her passion. According to People magazine, her mother Kellyanne earlier said, “We are proud of Claudia for entering the arena and sharing her beautiful voice and inspirational message about mental health with others.” She also added that her daughter's musicality has a long and colorful family history. “Claudia was born singing, five minutes after her twin brother... or rather actually, screaming, but it had a certain sweet tone to it. She has been belting it out ever since.”
‘American Idol’ premieres on February 14, 2021, at 8 pm ET on ABC network.