Lauren Alaina is busy touring with “American Idol’s” season 10 top 20. At just 16, she’s already well on the way to realizing her dream of becoming a successful recording artist. In May the “Idol” runner-up released her first single, “Like My Mother Does,” and her first album “Wildflower” is sset to drop on Oct. 11.
Luckily, Lauren found the time to fill out a Celeb Slam Book for us, in which she dishes on her first kiss, reveals her celebrity crush and shares her deepest fear. Read on…
Tell us one thing the general public doesn’t know about you:
I’m addicted to my phone and I tend to misplace it at least 5 times a day. Other people are always finding it in random places!
Describe your daily routine:
Right now, I am on tour so a typical day is like this: Wake up, eat a banana, go to the gym, do school work, shower and head to the venue. I then have press, meet & greets, hair & make-up and then SHOW TIME! I do after-show meet & greets and then usually collapse in my bunk on the way to the next city.
If you had to choose another career, what would you be?
I would be a special ed teacher or a pediatrician.
Do you screen your calls? Whose do you always answer?
If I am free, I always answer calls from my family, my best friend and my manager!
If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you be?
Laying on my bed (at home) playing with my dogs and having a big family cook out.
Who was your first kiss? Was it any good?
My first kiss was in 7th grade. It grossed me out, I kind of freaked out!
What super power would you like to have?
I would like to be able fly or be invisible
Tell us about one of your most embarrassing moments:
When I was 3 years old, I pointed out that my Dad’s boss had a bad tooth and embarrassed my whole family.
What’s your guilty pleasure?
What are your can’t-miss TV shows?
I don’t really get to keep up with TV much these days so unfortunately I miss a lot!
Movies that make you cry?
The Notebook, The Titanic and I recently saw The Help and cried my eyes out.
Is there another celebrity you’ve always wanted to meet and haven’t yet?
Is there a celebrity that you have met and been starstruck by?
I was slightly starstruck by Justin Bieber! I mean he is cute!
What is your favorite book?
“Where the Red Fern grows”
What’s a surprising activity you do in your free time?
I actually enjoy doing school work. No lie!
What goes in your carry-on bag on the plane?
My phone, my make-up and my blanket.
What’s your biggest indulgence?
Clothes and shoes! I am a teenaged girl!
What’s your worst habit?
Procrastinating. I can’t believe I am getting this done – LOL!
What’s your favorite alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink?
I like strawberry smoothies.
Who is your best friend and why?
My best friend is Maria, she understands me and listens when I need someone to talk to. She also tells me when I am being a pain!
Who is your celebrity crush?
A close race between Kenny Wormald (“Footloose”) and Hunter Hayes.
Who do you text the most?
My best friend.
What do your friends make fun of you for?
What is your favorite song to sing in the car?
“Dude Looks Like a Lady” by Aerosmith
What food can you not resist?
What is your deepest fear?
Stairs… my fans know why!