Singing champ Lee DeWyze celebrated his victory as the newest American Idol on Monday in a motorcade through Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Excited fans lined the streets, cheering on America’s newest Idol as he and Mickey Mouse greeted fans on their way to a stage set up outside The American Idol Experience attraction.
Once on stage, Lee answered questions and posed with Minnie and Mickey Mouse. He later made appearance in the 11 a.m. American Idol Experience show, surprising the contestants and offering them advice. Unfortunately Lee didn’t sing at either appearance.
The event was a celebration of Lee’s crowning moment on American Idol, and the singer living out his “I’m Going to Disney World!” pronouncement. DeWyze shouted the famous phrase mere moments after his big win at the Nokia Theatre on May 26, 2010 in Los Angeles. Lee is the third singer to shout the famous line for the commercial that has starred some of the world’s top athletes for more than 20 years.
Here’s Lee arriving at the attraction with Mickey Mouse and answering some questions.
Here’s the full 30-minute American Idol Experience show featuring Lee. Watch to the end for a short interview with the 11 a.m. show champion, who unfortunately didn’t go on to win the Dream Ticket that day.
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