Former “American Idol” winner Samantha “Simply Sam” Diaz resides a foul case of deja vu … she says she's singing in New York Metropolis subways for cash.
Simply three years faraway from profitable “Idol” in 2020, Sam says she's again to displaying off her pipes in subway stations … making her dwelling off the money and cash people depart in her donation field.
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Simply Sam is documenting her full circle second on social media … posting clips on her Instagram web page displaying her protecting completely different songs in NYC subway stations.
In a since-deleted caption, Sam says she was embarrassed to be reverting again to subway singing after profitable the well-known actuality singing competitors.
In line with The Solar, Sam's deleted caption mentioned, “Again in 2021, I used to be tremendous embarrassed to be going again to the trains. I didn’t need individuals to know that I legit wanted the cash. I did not need individuals to know that it wasn't non-obligatory. I used to be dissatisfied in myself for permitting myself to fall so low after profitable Idol, however then I needed to take it straightforward on me and do not forget that I began my journey with Idol at 20 years outdated.”
Sam gained “Idol” on the top of the pandemic, throughout a 2020 season that went distant midseason, and contestants carried out whereas remoted. She beat out runner-up Arthur Gunn to win the present's 18th season.
Whereas Sam's voice nonetheless sounds nice, it is fairly unhappy to see her singing for straphangers.