Kennedy's hometown is listed as Roebuck, which is just south of Spartanburg.
'American Idol' alum Caleb Kennedy arrested and charged with felony DUI after fatal car crash. SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. - "American Idol" alum Caleb Kennedy has been arrested in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. The musician, 17, was arrested for a felony DUI that resulted in a death, according to online records.
Bond denied again for former 'Idol' star Kennedy after SC man killed in DUI crash. One-time “American Idol” contestant Caleb Kennedy will remain in jail after a circuit court judge declined to set bond Thursday until results of blood tests are completed by the State Law Enforcement Division.
American Idol's Top 5 just became a Top 4. Finalist Caleb Kennedy has left the show after a racist Snapchat video featuring Kennedy sitting next to someone appearing to wear a Ku Klux Kan hood made the rounds on social media.
Kennedy began his "Idol" journey in October 2020 and eventually made it to the top five before abruptly leaving the show after a controversial social media post resurfaced online. In a Snapchat post, Kennedy appeared beside someone wearing what seems to be a Ku Klux Klan hood.
What is this? Now, In early 2022, while chatting with KPCW about his just-released new song “Deep Blue,” Pike officially revealed the actual reason for his departure from the show. “Regarding my departure, the bottom line is that reality, competitive music on TV is not my thing. It became too much.
Wyatt Pike's career continues to soar despite leaving American Idol nearly a month ago. In early April, host Ryan Seacrest shared that Wyatt had to drop out of the competition. Later on, ABC and the former contestant both confirmed that he left for "personal reasons."
Fan-favorite Wyatt Pike dropped out of American Idol for personal reasons and has been releasing his own original music since he left the show.
After dropping out of the American Idol finale Sunday, season 18 contestant Arthur Gunn has released an official statement, posting a note on Instagram that explained his decision to leave the ABC show so abruptly. (And lamenting his choice to give up a chance to perform with singer Sheryl Crow.)
Though Kennedy made it to the top five of this year's show, he will not be replaced in May 16's semi-finals of the ABC show. Earlier in the season, Pike was also not replaced when he had to drop out for personal reasons.
Caleb Kennedy, a top 5 contestant on "American Idol," is leaving the show after a controversial video surfaced on social media. Singer Caleb Kennedy is leaving "American Idol" after a controversial video surfaced on social media.
Caleb Kennedy is leaving American Idol ahead of the 2021 season finale. On Wednesday night, the country-singing top 5 contestant announced that he was exiting the ABC singing competition after a controversial Snapchat video of himself from the past resurfaced online.