Why is Scarlett Johansson helping hot young aspiring “If I Can Dream” actor Ben Elliott rehearse his lines — in his bedroom?
And why don’t you ever see anyone watching TV on the web-based reality show? And what goes on regularly in the “Dream” den involving a saxophone?
Those are just a few mysteries we uncovered (and solved) when we toured the house and met the stars of “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller‘s latest brainchild, “If I Can Dream,” a web-based reality TV show that lets viewers see what it would be like to be a young person, trying to make it in Hollywood.
Living in a Hollywood Hills home festooned with 63 cameras and mics capturing their every move and sound 24/7 are brunette model Giglianne Braga, aspiring actors Ben Elliot and blonde Kara Killmer, and musician Alex Lambert. whom you may recall from “American Idol.”
best known for being Miley Cyrus‘ ex, was initially a resident until
he went on tour and is now in Nashville writing songs for his new album. With a new short haircut, we found out!
is (in case you were wondering) one bathroom without cameras or mics. But that’s it. All the other
baths and rooms are in view. And even outside by the pool overlooking the wooded canyon, there are camouflaged cameras tucked
in trees and hedges.
During my tour of the house a few days ago,
Alex admitted to finding a new cam outside his room. And Ben
thought he’d found one camera-free spot in the patio
perfect to hook up with a date. Ooops. Not quite. The cameras still found him.