Claudia Conway is going from the TikTok screen to TV screen. The 16-year-old daughter of former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and conservative Trump-critic George Conway is set to appear on Sunday’s episode of “American Idol.” The young Conway took to her 1.7 million TikTok followers to share the news.
“I did audition and it’ll be on air this Sunday, February 14th,” she says in the video, which has already garnered more than 20,000 likes. “I’ve been singing my whole life, I grew up in musical theater. Music has been one of the pillars in my life, and I wouldn’t be here without it.”
She continued, “Everyone thinks this is a publicity stunt or me trying to be, like, whatever – but no, music is my passion.” “American Idol” also confirmed the news on Twitter, sharing a preview clip of her audition. Claudia Conway on “American Idol.”
“You heard that right. @claudiamconwayy is looking for a golden ticket,” the show tweeted. “Find out Sunday if she has what it takes to be #TheNextIdol on #AmericanIdol