For the first time in "American Idol" history, a contestant went into labor while waiting with 13,500 hopefuls for her chance to become the next singing superstar.
On Monday, nine months' pregnant Antoria Gillon arrived at Texas Stadium with hopes of becoming the next "American Idol. However, as the time of her audition approached, she realized she was in labor.
Determined not to miss her shot at fame, Gillon sang her heart out while in the midst of severe contractions.
After completing the audition, she was taken to the Medical Center at Lancaster, where she gave birth to a healthy son — whom she named Jamil Labarron Idol McCowan.
Baby Idol arrived early Tuesday morning and weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007