Singer Ruben Studdard

Celebrity Q&A, People
on March 30, 2008

What's up with former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard?
—Tanya Cole, Denton, Texas

Currently appearing on the second season of the syndicated recap series American Idol Rewind, the 30-year-old singer, who won the TV competition in 2003, is hard at work on a new album. Recently slimmed down by nearly 100 pounds, he'll take on the role of Fats Waller later this year in a nationally touring production of the Broadway smash Ain't Misbehavin'.