Giraud a Top 13 Idol finalist admits that his nickname since childhood has been White Chocolate because he was one of the lighter kids singing in the church choir in Detroit.
In fact, the soulful piano player jokes that his friends call him the white boy Alicia Keys for his R&B swagger.
Part of Girauds flavor can be seen in his fashion sense, which Simon Cowell isnt too crazy about.
Cowell voiced his hatred for Girauds funky threads last week on Idol, leaving White Chocolate confused.
He laughs, I dont know why hes always hatin on me!
However, hes not too heartbroken about Simons critiques because the judge isnt exactly known for his fashionable wardrobe.
Giraud notes, Who takes fashion advice from Simon anyway?
Idol airs Tuesdays and Wednesdays on FOX.
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