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David Cook Loves His Cougar Fans

David Cook Loves His Cougar Fans

American Idol winner David Cook and runner-up David Archuleta make an appearance on NBC’s Today Show at Rockefeller plaza on Thursday in New York City.

“As far as people thinking I’m pretty or something,” Cook said, addressing his ‘cougar’ fans. “I don’t know. It’s amazing what a haircut and forgetting to shave will do.”

Watch the Davids’ interviews here. Archuleta can be found singing “Think Of Me” here. And watch Cook‘s performance below!

Earlier this week, Cook visited a Los Angeles hospital to visit fellow Top 24 contestant Luke Menard, who was diagnosed with Stage 2 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

“I love Luke and I just wanted to show up and make sure that he understood that I love him and know that if there’s anything I can do for him and his wife, sign me up, you know?” Cook tells People. “Luke, Michael Johns, Jason Yeager and myself, we kind of buddied up one day at Hollywood week. We called ourselves the four horsemen. Any time one of your own is going through something as horrible as that, it makes everything else seem a little bit insignificant.

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Photos: Stephen Lovekin/Bryan Bedder/Getty, PNP/WENN
Posted to: American Idol, David Archuleta, David Cook

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  • Okay?

    wait a minute I just realized that he’s been wearing the same thing for almost a week. So has the other David. I hope those things are washed after every wear.

  • Jim

    I’m glad both davids go everywhere together. its brotherly.

    both are winners. =]

  • ks

    The two Davids should tour together and forget the other idols! They bring out the best in each other.

  • Little miss sunshine

    Love them.

  • pauli

    AAAAAAAAAA, David Cook is perfect, what a man, funny, smart, hotttttttt, amazing talent, unbelivable voice, charismatic, and kind?????Isn’t he perfect??He is living his moment and still take some time to visit Luke? David Cook is awesome, The best idol ever, and the best singer and musician, I love him foreverrrrrrrrrrr.

  • sally

    Finally, an interview where there’s no mention of KC. In fact, I get the feeling that he’s backing off that relationship a little. Yesterday, he changed the subject pretty quickly with Juliet when she raised the KC issue. He knows KC will bring him nothing but trouble with the fans becasue of her reputation.

    Finally, his public relations people are starting to earn their paychecks.
    If he has to be with any woman, introduce him to a nice wholesome girl, not some untalented Hollywood s… who has been around the block too many times.

    Go David! We’re rooting for you to do the right thing, because it’s the right thing to do !!!!

  • hmm

    If only he didnt have that massive alien skull

  • Stephanie L

    Seriously Cook, I DARE you to be cuter!! :D

    GAH I love him so much it’s kind of ridiculous <3

    aaand Archie is absolutely adorable as well!! He’s such a sweet kid!

  • Shonathan Hilton

    Uhmm… i think he is kinda like a geek infront of the cam lol
    I dont think he has that star quality that i was lookin for

    hes still a good singer.

  • marianne

    they’re both hella CHILL! =)

  • marianne

    they’re both hella CHILL! =)
    love them!

  • ANgela

    It’s so impossible not to hate David C. He’s just the bees’ knees isn’t he? So beautiful!

  • lora

    It’s so impossible not to hate David C.

    What? I dont think you meant to say this

  • Peace-out

    David Cook rocks….I can’t wait till the album comes out and I also love his huge fanbase ;-)

  • leslie

    why is the little loser who can’t talk tagging along with david cook???? so david cook can talk for him? kind of sad.

  • leslie

    #12 i think you meant “it’s so impossible to hate david cook.”

  • Sarah

    David Cook is soooooo effing sexyyyy.

  • Lilly

    I love Time of my life it’s my ringtone:-)

  • anais

    I love david cook <333

  • rae

    He sounds so great in real life!

  • [☆ incognito☆]

    i love archie

  • lookie

    It’s Archie and Jughead!!

  • brianna

    I love “think of me”

  • ashleigh

    I love both but especially David A he is soo sweet and cute and a great singer.

  • Magic girl

    Cook Is the sexiest man alive…people magazine take a hint.

  • Love-dc

    Cook is soooo sexy…I want him 4 my Birthday.

  • Magic

    OMG I met cookie he is so nice and sweet.

    Word-Nerds rule

  • Meg

    David Cook is amazingly talented, gifted, really, musically. His kindness, the way he builds up others, is even more amazing. What amazing personal strength he must have.

    I love seeing his brotherly relationship with David A because of this. It gives back a little faith in humanity.

    That said. I LOVE his music! I am sure he’ll be very successful.


    OMGGGGGGGG lookie – ( It’s Archie and Jughead!! )

    Hands DOWN the best comment ever. I seriously laughed out loud.

    I’v always said David Cook, has a big forehead and Jughead is perfect.



    David Cook is a fag…

  • Shugahhhh

    I feel like I’m 16 again, and that’s no small feat. That young man has been giving me goosebumps for months, and now I’m suffering Post David Cook Depression with the rest of the Cougars.

    I don’t think Idol is going to be able to top this for years…I hope that Cook, at least, raises the bar so we see less schlock in future seasons. His creativity and skill as a songwriter sets him apart from the usual Idol contestant., and it was a much needed change for the better. Finally, AI has shown it can showcase originality and genuine musical talent….Cook is so much more than a good voice.

  • raye

    Fuck Cookie Monster!

    Archie is the best!!!

  • http://JJ.COM BLIP

    YEA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!DAVID COOK AND DAVID ARCHIE…………… :)

  • anonymous

    I love Archie and Jughead !!!!!!
    They are both winners in my book :)

  • anonymous

    I love Archie and Jughead !!!!
    They are both winners in my book :)

  • liddy73

    Geez. Grow up kiddies. David A. is very talented and I wish him well. David C. just stole the show away with his versatality by being more mature and vocally ranged. I personally think David A. should have waited maybe one or two years to be on American Idol.

  • bella

    Cooks “cougar” fans like to pretend he’s “hot” when in reality they know that a really really hot 25 year old male would not be interested in women in their 40s and 50s, so instead in their minds a very average looking guy who looks older than his age with a very bad comb over becomes a sex symbol, it is all rather sad, they should stick to Clay and Taylor. lol.

  • milk+cookie

    Awww, the brothers… Archie and Cookie look so adorable.

    Thanks JJ :)

  • Orckie Bleew

    What ..some of you don’t like that pretty jug head?… can **** tiny dancer…I’ll **** jug head.

  • Minnie

    ARCHIE is better by FAAAARR

  • Razz

    Cookie, you rock! I miss seeing you every Tuesday and Wednesday :(

  • crazy_c

    Cookie, why do you always melt my heart everytime I see you? :D

    Seriously speaking, I really like David Cook because he’s so very talented and not only that he also has a generous heart. His visit to Luke Menard really touches me.

    I also like David Archuleta because he’s also talented and he’s got a very great voice. But in my opinion, Archie lacks personality. He seems kinda shy, for me.

    As for their careers, I just want to wish them both success.

  • angela

    Yes, Leslie, that’s what I meant. My brain sometimes can’t catch up with my typing.

  • ejtl

    just jared,

    what’s the latest on david cook???


    OMGGGGGGGG lookie – ( It’s Archie and Jughead!! )

    aww, Archie.
    i love that boy.
    : )

  • Katerina

    OMG! The autograph in the blue that DC is signing is mine!

    I have the picture to prove it, haha. =D

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    david c sucks because he’s another poser just like daughtry . don’t we already have enought rockers out there . i hope that his career last as long as rueben and taylor does . cook you are an ugly and talentless nobody who tries to imitate other peoples music as your own . at least be original and not try to copy like other rockers from idol past .


    cook sucks !!!!!!!!!!! because his ego is way too big ever winning idol . i hope he has a horrible career like all the other male winners on american idol . people say his cute but in my opinion he’s ugly and talentless because he is just another rocker poser trying to get his 15 minutes . word nerds watch his career fall apart before your eyes . exhibit a kimberly caldwell in the picture . i heard she ‘s an idol whore who has a different guy she hooks up with every year .