Pop Idol finalist changes her mind and says her dad didn’t call a thousand times.

Pop Idol finalist changes her mind and says her dad didn’t call a thousand times.
After being named a Pop Idol finalist, “told reporters her dad called and voted for her a thousand times” to vote for her, thus helping her to win, according to BBC Radio. But now she says, “I don’t think I actually voted near enough a thousands times.”

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