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Sanjaya: Smartest Contestant on 'Idol'

Sanjaya: Smartest Contestant on 'Idol'

American Idol hot commodity Sanjaya Malakar shops with big sis Shyamaliat the hip Harmony Lane store in Beverly Hills on Wednesday.

The Idol reject spent a short time in the Beverly Drive boutique before jumping into a taxi and heading back to his hotel.

Mommy Malakar was busted for growing marijuana in their house back in 2005, per The National Enquirer.

And People recently spoke with Sanjaya: “I’ve always gotten along with girls better because I was raised by women. I got teased in school because people figured I must be gay because I understand women. I think that’s why guys didn’t like me – because I got along with girls so well. When I went up to girls they would give me a hug and a kiss on the cheek like I was their gay friend. But I was the straight guy that understood them.”

Simon said it best. Sanjaya Malakar is “the smartest contestant we’ve ever had on the show.”

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Posted to: American Idol, Sanjaya Malakar, Shyamali Malakar

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  • tanique33

    oh, he was the straight guy who understood them? right. i bet he was.

  • In the Know

    Yeah, straight. Straight to the cock.

  • alexandrina

    love sanjaya!!!!!!!!God Bless him!!!!!!!!

  • black

    Not gay………………?

    Who the hell am I????

  • bdj

    Wow!!! I didn’t know that Sanjaya was such a ladies man. It good to see that all that “pretty” is not going to waste and he is not just sharing haircare tips.

  • KB

    I love SANJAYA!!!! Thanks for the pic’s!

  • candy man

    love him!

  • AI fan

    I saw him last night. Good looking kid but he looks even younger in person. He could easily pass for 15.

  • I think

    Simon said it best. Sanjaya Malakar is “the smartest contestant we’ve ever had on the show.”

    It was Randy Jackson who said that.

  • vivian

    He’s a cutie. Very sweet kid. But I agree that he looks even younger in person. He’s still a child. He seems to be handling all this sudden fame rather well.

  • David

    “the smartest contestant we’ve ever had on the show.”

  • Jennie

    SAnjaya is awesome. I hate how people think he is gay just cuz he’s a nice guy. You have to be pretty closed minded to hate him.

  • Emilie

    sanjaya seems like the nicest guy ever! i would totally date him.

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