Claudia Conway sang songs by Rihanna and AdeleChristopher Willard | during her audition for “American Idol” ABC

Claudia Conway is best known for her TikTok account and her tumultuous relationship with her high profile parents that has played out on social media and in the headlines for the past few months

Conway, 16, played during the premiere of the 19th Season forward on Sunday night for “American Idol” after the show asked her to sing in prime time

Claudia is the daughter of Kellyanne Conway, former advisor to former President Donald Trump, and George Conway, a Republican attorney who co-founded the Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump political action committee.The family lives in Alpine (like Claudia Telling “Idol” viewers she had to move to Washington, D.C. when she was 12 years old for her mother’s job – she hated it ”)

In any case, “Idol” wouldn’t miss the chance to have all three in one room – somehow George was accompanying Claudia to the audition in Ojai, California when Kellyanne, an Atco native, beamed into a video chat

“The internet can be a very, very dark place, but when life goes downhill I have my music,” Claudia said, noting that she was hoping to make it a career as well

“She loves music and I’m really thrilled to have her here because it might give her the opportunity to pursue it on another level,” he said

“This is your time to shine,” Kellyanne, 54, told her daughter on the big screen. “But remember, honey, winners are people who are ready to lose”

Claudia sang Rihanna’s 2016 song “Love on the Brain”, but Katy Perry, a judge, stopped her early and said she “lost” it “

Claudia agreed, partially blaming the glittery platform shoes (“I literally had to go to the Walgreens in Ojai to get their bandages and ointment for the blisters that were causing these things,” George tweeted while talking watched the show)

Perry told Claudia to take off her shoes for her next gig, Adele’s 2015 song “When We Were Young”

“Remember when you were young,” Perry said, advising her to rise above TikTok’s fame in her approach. “Go back in time. There’s a sadness to it. It’s like you’re young lost because you couldn’t experience them alone without all this noise ”

The second time around, two of the judges – Perry and Lionel Richie – warmed up enough for Claudia to give her a gold ticket to Hollywood, where she will officially fight for the American Idol title, Richie said he saw Claudia’s audition, when the teenager announced himself to the world

A third judge, country singer Luke Bryan, declined to send her to Hollywood.She said Claudia sounded like she was 16, which wasn’t necessarily a bad thing, but that she was by the range of her voice was restricted

“Are you okay?” Perry asked Claudia at the beginning of her foreplay, seemingly alluding to her very public conflict with her parents

Claudia, 16, was accompanied by her father, attorney George Conway, as she tried to get a chance on a gold ticket to compete on “American Idol” in HollywoodChristopher Willard | ABC

Last week, Claudia told her 17 million TikTok followers that she would be on the show.She said reality contest representatives asked her to audition after seeing a video of her singing

“I’ve sung all my life,” Claudia said on TikTok. “I grew up in musical theater. Music was one of the pillars of my life and without it I wouldn’t be here. I play about eight instruments I’ve been doing it since I’ve been can run ”

On the show, Claudia said that her voice – singing or otherwise, even though we saw a clip of a young Claudia singing on YouTube – had been suppressed for years on social media, she said, gave her the opportunity to admit it hear

Literally had to go to the Walgreens in Ojai to get their bandages and ointment for the blisters that were causing these things https: // tco / 4RTSn1yM7A

Some have accused “American Idol” producers of exploiting the teen after claiming “years of childhood trauma and abuse” and trying to achieve their parents’ emancipation (you actually called herself an “Emancipation Girl” in her opening band)

After Claudia accused Kellyanne and George of abuse last summer, the Conways stepped down from their respective roles at the White House and the Lincoln Project, saying they would spend more time with the family

As recently as January, Claudia and Kellyanne made headlines after Kelllyanne was accused of posting a topless photo of their teenage daughter on Twitter, which Claudia said was a photo of a picture on her cell phone that showed up via a fleet or a temporary tweet Police reacted to their alpine home after people concerned called authorities

Kellyanne Conway was accused of posting a topless photo of her daughter Claudia on Twitter. While Claudia initially spoke in a TikTok video that her mother was going to “go to jail”, she later reversed course and said, her Kellyanne could and would not have posted the picture Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images; @claudiamconway via TikTok

“I have faith and I know that my mother would never put something like this online as well as I would, we would never do that,” she said on TikTok. “My mother and I fight like mothers and daughters, but we do also love like mothers and daughters, and I love them ”

Claudia said she would take a break from social media The break lasted about a week before posting back on TikTok

On “American Idol” Claudia said she just wanted to “spread love” and that she would “agree, disagree with her parents”

Claudia Conway says she auditioned for “American Idol” after people on the show got in touch because they saw a video of her singing on ABC via Twitter

Although it initially looked like the Conways’ conflicting positions on Trump could lead to conflict, Claudia emerged as a wildcard when she posted videos on TikTok criticizing Trump and her mother, who brought news when she revealed that her mother tested positive for COVID-19 following a super spreader event at the White House

Claudia later accused Kellyanne of abusive behavior, saying that she was seeking emancipation from her parents

The teenager shared a compilation video of Kellyanne screaming and using swear words and insults when speaking to her daughter

“You will never record anything in your life again,” says Kellyanne in a clip “A forensic analysis is being carried out”

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