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David Archuleta: Overbearing Dad Reports Were "Really Weird"

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What David Archuleta wants to know is, why in the world wouldn't he be able to fetch a glass of water for himself?

"I heard one thing where [his dad, Jeff] refused to give me water or something like that and that's the weirdest thing," the American Idol runner-up said Friday in a conference call with reporters. "I mean, I am 17 and you know, if I want water, I am pretty sure I would just go get it anyway."

Archuleta, who lost to David Cook by a reported 12 million votes Wednesday despite being the apple of the judges' eye for several weeks prior, said that he wasn't really exposed to all the "stage dad" reports circulating about his pop until later on.

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