To their credit, the “Idol” producers have demonstrated that they do not take themselves too seriously. The decision to include in the finale Renaldo Lapuz, the white-robed and tuneless originator of the song “We’re Brothers Forever,” was a stroke of genius, one that will certainly inspire more jaw-dropping “talent” to prepare their acts for next season’s auditions. (In the meantime, Mr. Lapuz can be booked for parties via his Web site, RenaldoLapuz.com).
Not only that, Reynaldo gets to earn a living by hiring him to sing for your parties.
To hear him sing once again, watch this video from the American Idol Season 7 Finale where Reynaldo Lapuz sings “We’re Brothers Forever”.
TweetFrom Inquirer, we get a glimpse on Reynaldo Lapuz past work in the Philippines. He is a simple man who belted out a heartfelt song. No wonder Simon warmed up to Renaldo. Here is the interview with Inquirer
Renaldo Lapuz is shown here in an interview with Fox. He explains that he didn’t know there was an age limit. He wanted a costume because the paper said “dress to impress”. The costume was designed by him and got inspired when he saw the movie “Gladiator”. He bought the various parts of his costume in a department store.
TweetI think American Idol misspelled his name during the audition to Renaldo Lapuz. In a recent interview on Idol Insider: Caped Contestant Sings Soon-to-Be Hit Song, the caption showed Reynaldo Lapuz
TweetRemember Renaldo Lapuz, (Reynaldo Lapuz) the one who sang We’re Brothers Forever for the Dallas [tag]American Idol[/tag] auditions? Well there are now videos and audio files singing various versions of his song.