Clay Aiken on his fans: “I love it but it’s hard to understand why they care so much.”

Clay Aiken on his fans: “it’s hard to understand why they care so much.”
Mystified by the obsessiveness of Clay Aiken’s fans? So is the American Idol 2 runner-up. He tells the Sun-Sentinel, “I love it but it’s hard to understand why they care so much.” Uh, oh. Let’s just hope none of them have seen Misery.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.