Sure, the teens have a lot in common: They are both Southern, talented, can sing country music, have great duet chemistry and both made it to the finals of only the biggest show on TV, and both subsequently dealt with the pressure that comes with it.
But, after Mc Creery’s triumph over Alaina last night, she planted a big ol’ smooch on him!
on Wednesday, but the former competitors insist there's nothing romantic going on between them.
Mc Creery also addressed the matter, saying, “Everybody keeps asking me about the smooch. She’s a sweetheart.” He also said, “She’s a character, isn’t she? While we are well-aware that they will be hitting the road on this summer’s ‘American Idol’ tour, somehow, we don’t think that’s what Mc Creery meant. I can’t imagine being unhappy” about his win and ultimately losing because of him. There’s clearly some sort of connection between these two. She also acknowledged the kiss and said, “He is my best friend.