At Blue Springs South High School, he performed in musicals, including The Music Man, West Side Story, and Singin' in the Rain.
In addition to this, he was an active member in the Blue Springs South High School National Forensics League (or NFL), where he qualified for the national tournament twice for duo interpretation, an event that relies on performance and interpretation of a literary work.
Most recently, the comedian – who is 26 years older than his lady love – shared a selfie from one of their date nights, adding the hashtag #relationshipgoals.“My girl @itskelsitaylor is one of my favorite people on the planet. ” Cook captioned a photo of the couple in April to support her aspiring music career.
She’s a talented singer but more importantly, she’s a genuine person. Taylor has performed background vocals for Grammy nominees such as Demi Lovato and Little Big Town.
Besides his Hollywood audition, he also accompanied himself on electric guitar for his performances of "All Right Now", "Hello", "Day Tripper", "I'm Alive", "Baba O'Riley", "Dare You to Move", and "Dream Big", and on acoustic guitar for "Little Sparrow", "All I Really Need Is You", and "The World I Know".
His white, left-handed Gibson Les Paul electric guitar has the letters "AC" on it; as Cook told TV Guide, "I have two brothers, Adam and Andrew.
This was followed by his post-Idol major-label debut David Cook which was released on November 18, 2008 and has since been certified platinum by the RIAA.
Ratner attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers (her beau Blake Griffin plays for the team!
The general critical consensus is that the movie is not good – two common threads found in the reviews is how insufferable Corden is in it and how the movie completely doesn't get the tone of the original books.