Saturday, April 13, 2024

“American Idol” Uses Claudia Conway Again: Kellyanne’s Daughter Advances Even Though Audition is Dreadful


Claudia Conway is back. Kellyanne and George Conway’s teenage daughter returned to “American Idol” last night. The show gave her star treatment, her own mini-featurette, before a truly dreadful audition. This is just a come on for ratings. Kellyanne was there, the Ghost of Traumas Past. A miserable effort all the way around, and painful. As we move farther and farther away from the Nightmare of the Trump Era, the Conways become so much more irrelevant.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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