S4 E4 | Beyond American Idol with William Hung

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In 2004, William Hung was thrust into the limelight with the American Idol audition heard around the world. His famous rendition of "She Bangs" by Ricky Martin received attention that ranged from praise to ridicule. I talked to William about his journey from his American Idol audition and beyond and how he has maintained a positive playful spirit in the process. We discuss embracing the uncertainty of following your curiosity and his current transition to move back in to the public spotlight. In this conversation

We talk about
  • his journey to get on American Idol
  • how he dealt with the attention of becoming an overnight sensation
  • what it felt like to quit his day job and decide to follow his heart back out into the public spotlight
  • how he handles the negative criticism he gets with a playful positive attitude
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