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American Idol Champ David Cook Dating Former Idol Contestant Kimberly Caldwell

May 28, 2008 (2:23 am) GMT
Has just been crowned this season's American Idol champion apparently helps him to score a dinner date with former "Idol" contestant Kimberly Caldwell.

Wasting no time since his recent crowning as American Idol champion, has apparently scored himself a lover. And appeared to be true his love interest is former "Idol" contestant . Both of them have already gone on a date.

Never to shy away from showing his interest in Caldwell, Cook even asked her out on the TV Guide Network. "I'm just excited because I finally get to talk to you," he told her during an interview on the Idol Tonight show Wednesday night, May 21. "I've been hearing you say all these nice things about me all season, So I'm actually going to ask you to dinner right now."

Got a 'yes' from Caldwell, Cook was caught dining with her at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse in New York over the weekend. On their dinner, Cook was quoted as telling "Extra" Caldwell was "great. So far, I've had a really good time with her."

Cook, moreover, also said during an interview on "Live With Regis and Kelly" Tuesday, May 27, he did have good time with Caldwell adding that "We'll probably hang out again. So we'll see."

Caldwell is a contestant on the second season of Fox Network's singing competition television show "American Idol". She was the sixth finalist eliminated and finished in seventh place.

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