Did you hear that John Wayne was on American Idol last night? Well, a contestant by the name of John Wayne Schulz, that is. In case you missed it, you can watch the John Wayne Schulz American Idol audition video below.
John Wayne Schulz is a real cowboy who auditioned for American Idol in Austin, his home state of Texas. His family has lived there since 1847, and actually owns a working cattle ranch!
John Wayne Schulz’s voice captured the hearts of America, but so did his story. His American Idol audition was for his mother, who was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago. He sang “Believe” by Brooks and Dunn, and judge Jennifer Lopez said, “I believe what you believe.”
What did you think of John Wayne Schulz on American Idol?