Orange Bowl Beach Bash 2006

Ciara and ‘American Idol’ season two champ Ruben Studdard were on hand for the Orange Bowl Beach Bash 2006 press conference and concert Monday (January 2) at Hollywood Beach in Hollywood, Florida. Check out pictures from WireImage (press conference / concert) and GettyImages.

7th Annual Family Television Awards

‘American Idol’ season two champ Ruben Studdard performed at the 7th Annual Family Television Awards on November 30th at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Check out pictures from WireImage (arrival / show).

Grand Opening Gala Of The Muhammad Ali Center

‘American Idol’ season two champ Ruben Studdard walked the Red Carpet entrance to the Grand Opening Gala of The Muhammad Ali Center at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Kentucky on November 19th.

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The Least Popular Magazine Cover

Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Tuesday night, “According to a new poll, the most popular magazine cover of all time is the Rolling Stone cover where a naked John Lennon is hugging Yoko Ono. This is cool, yeah. The least popular, a naked Ruben Studdard hugging a glazed ham.”

Studdard Performs Anthem At Saints Vs. Raiders Game

‘American Idol’ season two champ Ruben Studdard performed the National Anthem at a Preseason Game Between the New Orleans Saints and the Oakland Raiders on Thursday (September 1) at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland, California. Check out pictures from WireImage.

Ruben Studdard Attends 2005 Mint Jubilee Gala Benefit

‘American Idol’ season two champ Ruben Studdard attended the 2005 Mint Jubilee Gala Benefit For Cancer Research at the Grand Ballroom at the Galt House on May 6th in Louisville, Kentucky. The 2005 Kentucky Derby Eve Mint Jubilee Gala is a fundraiser to benefit the Mint Jubilee Cancer Resource Center, the James Graham Brown Cancer Center and the Gilda’s Club Louisville. Check out pictures from GettyImages.

Ruben Studdard Sues Godfather

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The Birmingham News reports that ‘American Idol’ season two champ Ruben Studdard has sued his godfather and former business adviser Ronald Edwards, claiming the man misused $246,000 in the year he worked for the Velvet Teddy Bear. Defense attorney Glennon Threatt saud Edwards will answer with counterclaims. “My client believes that Ruben owes him money,” he said.

‘Idol’ Dream Scenario

Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Tuesday night, “All right. This is a weird story. Listen to me on this one. This is complicated. In Tennessee, a man was arrested for running around naked in public covered in nacho cheese. [Laughter] He was naked and covered in nacho cheese. Yeah, this story is interesting because it combines the favorite dreams of both Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard.”

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