William Hung Weighs In on American Idol's Cancellation

In the 14 seasons of American Idol, very few auditions have been as memorable as William Hung’s.

The season 3 contestant was deemed one of the worst singers by Simon Cowell for his off-key performance of Ricky Martin’s “She Bangs.”

American Idol's William Hung Is Married: 'I'm Glad to Have Somebody to Support Me'

One lucky lady now has William Hung committed to serenading her for life.

The memorable American Idol cast-off married Jian Teng on June 18 in Alhambra, California, he confirms to PEOPLE.

“She’s a fantastic wife and I’m glad to have somebody to support me,” Hung, 31, tells PEOPLE of his bride, also 31 and a licensed vocational nurse.

Idol Reject Hung Plans Christmas Album

If at first you don’t succeed, cash in. William Hung, who obliterated Ricky Martin’s “She Bangs” in his attempt to compete on American Idol last season – and then released his own album full of butchered tracks – has international stardom within his grasp.

The 21-year-old engineering student, who was born in Hong Kong but moved with his family to Southern California as a child, is recording a Christmas album due to be released in time for the holidays and is starring in a Cantonese film, reports Reuters.

Daily Insider for April 8, 2004

Simon's Comments Don't Faze Hung

“American Idol’s” acerbic judge Simon Cowell called William Hung the worst singer he had ever seen.

Apparently not everyone agrees.

Shortly after Hung was bounced from the early rounds of the show for his off-key version of the Ricky Martin hit “She Bangs” in February, he – amazingly – won the hearts and ears of some listeners, and now the 21-year-old engineering student is prepping to release his first album on Koch Records, “Inspiration,” the Associated Press reports.

NEWS BRIEFS: 'Apprentice' Holds Tryouts

RECRUITED: Donald Trump and the producers of “The Apprentice” are looking for new aspirants to appear on the second season of the NBC reality hit. The New York Post reports that the first audition is to be held Thursday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 40 Wall Street (a Trump building) in Manhattan. Other cities on the “recruitment tour” include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Miami.