Celebrity surrogate dad and former American Idol finalist Clay Aiken may be moving from Hollywood to DC soon if he wins a seat on the US House of Representatives representing the 2nd congressional district in North Carolina.
At the close of the polls last night, Aiken was in the lead to top the Democratic primary slot and if wins, would go on to campaign against the Republican incumbent. His margin of lead ahead of the former state Commerce secretary Keith Crisco was less than 400 votes out of about 28,000 cast.
A couple of years ago, Aiken, who is openly gay, agreed to father a child for a friend Jaymes Foster via traditional means of insemination. He came forward with the story and was featured on the covers of weeklies with his new baby and is reportedly still friends with the mom and in his child’s life for support.
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