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The 21-year old singer embarked yesterday on his two-year journey, starting with basic missionary training, but not before leaving his fans a farewell video.
"It's been a very emotional last week," he said. "[This is] a decision everyone knows about but it's a very personal thing and I wanted to keep it that way. So I hope you guys respect that, and you guys have so I appreciate that." Archuleta will be back in two-years after serving in an undisclosed location.
Former American Idol runner-up David Archuleta, who tearfully announced last December that he's putting his music career on hold to devote his life to a full time mission to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, posted a video today as he prepared to go in for a Mormon haircut.
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David Archuleta Tearfully Puts Music Career on Hold to Fulfill Full Time Mission with the Mormon Church: VIDEO
Former American Idol runner-up David Archuleta broke down on stage last night as he announced that he's putting his music career on hold to devote his life to a full time mission to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
"It's not because somebody told me that I was supposed to do it, not because that I no longer want to do music anymore, but it's because it's the feeling that I felt that I need to do next in my life."
Watch his announcement, AFTER THE JUMP...
David Archuleta took to Twitter last night after a report was published that he had been spotted at NYC's gay nightspot Club 57, despite the fact that the report acknowledged that he was only there to see dance artist Charice perform:
"So, was David bumping and grinding with some steamy Dominican muscle man? Hardly. David was there with his friend Charice, who performed a dance remix of her current hit single, 'Pyramid' at the coveted 1:30 a.m. spot. Reportedly, however, Charice and her entourage, which included David and his old band mate Eli, did do something terribly scandalous after the performance: They went to a local Pinkberry for ice cream."
He later added: "I wouldn't get into things like that intentionally haha."
And finally, "I didn't want you guys to be worried so had to let you know the facts."
Presumably Archuleta has a lot of gay fans. It's too bad he considers being thought of as gay something to freak out about."
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