Sanjaya Coming to D.C.
'American Idol' Cast-Off to Attend White House Correspondents Association Dinner

By Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts
Thursday, April 19, 2007 5:12 PM

Jane Fonda. . . now remind us who she is? Henry Kissinger, John Cusack, Sheryl Crow. . . what was it they were famous for? The most gushed-over guests for this weekend's White House Correspondents Association Dinner -- one of whom, let us not forget, is the president -- will almost certainly be eclipsed by the one-name sensation just added to the list:

Sanjaya is coming to town.

The Reliable Source has learned that People magazine has snagged as a guest the latest "American Idol" evictee -- the weak-voiced, shaggy-maned teen with the ingratiating smile who endured numerous other eliminations to become the most controversial contestant in the show's history.

All we know so far: That he'll be seated at the dinner with his mom, and that the 17-year-old is expected to make the scene at least one of the glitzy after-parties. Still unknown: Whether he'll wear the faux-hawk, the slicked-back 'do, or a Shirley Temple look. We're hoping he changes it up throughout the evening.

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