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The Time I Was Asked to Consider Posing for Playboy & How Pornography Damages Love

I was once asked if I would ever consider posing for Playboy magazine.

This was back in 2003, right after I had competed on “American Idol.” We were on the “American Idols Live!” tour, and one night after a show, our tour manager was talking to me in the back of our big bus. He asked me if there was a chance I would pose nude if they agreed to pay me a lot of cash.

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“How about $100,000?” he asked.

“No,” I replied.

“500,000? Half a million dollars?”

“No.”

“Come on!” He said. “OK. A million. What if they offered you a million? . . ."

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