January 25, 2012 9:03am PT by Jethro Nededog
'American Idol' Winner Kris Allen Sheds His 'Super Nice Guy' Image (Exclusive Video)
Season 8 American Idol winner Kris Allen helps to kick off the new original YouTube channel, ClevverNews, and The Hollywood Reporter has an exclusive preview of the interview.
In THR’s sneak peek above, ClevverNews co-host Katie Krause (Hollywire) wants to know what Allen believes is the biggest misconception of him.
“I think the closest thing would be I’m a super nice guy,” Allen, 26, answers. “I’m not saying I’m not a nice guy, but there’s a persona that ‘Kris is uber-nice, he’d never do anything wrong, he’s such a goody-two-shoes.’ I try to be good, but it doesn’t always happen.”
When ClevverNews launches Wednesday, fans can watch the entire interview with Allen where he discusses his second album and unleashes his impersonations of former Idol judge Simon Cowell and current judge Steven Tyler. To watch the interview and for more content, visit the ClevverNews channel on YouTube.
ClevverNews will offer celebrity and entertainment news and gossip. It represents Clevver Media’s seventh YouTube channel following its most recent launch of its Spanish entertainment news channel, ClevverTeVe. To date, the company has generated more than 1.3 billion views and 800,000 subscribers across all of its channels including ClevverTV, ClevverMovies, ClevverMusic, ClevverGames, ClevverStyle and ClevverTeVe.
“At Clevver Media, we continue to lead the charge in creating engaging and entertaining content that leverage the YouTube platform, while continually growing across all of our channels,” Clevver Media Co-Founder Michael Palmer says. “We are committed to offering more celebrities, more entertainment and more up-to-the-minute news for information-hungry audiences.”
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