No Prom for Young Idol David

Must skip high school fête to compete
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Apr 23, 2008 11:31 AM CDT
"American Idol" hopeful David Archuleta arrives at the 20th Century Fox's "Horton Hears A Who" premiere.   (Getty Images (by Event) Individuals)
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(Newser) American Idol favorite David Archuleta, 17, must skip his high school prom this weekend in Utah to stay in the game, TMZ reports. The reality TV show's strict rules mean that every contestant is on lockdown, including Brooke White, who had to skip her sister's wedding earlier this month.