Former ‘American Idol’ host Brian Dunkleman explains driving for Uber


After it was revealed that former “American Idol” host Brian Dunkleman is driving for Uber so as to make ends meet in his divorce from his spouse, publicist Kalea Dunkleman, the previous TV star defined how he got here to drive for the corporate.

“I selected to cease doing standup comedy and began driving an Uber so I may very well be there for my son as a lot as he wanted after our life as we knew it was destroyed,” Dunkleman tweeted Thursday evening.

He additionally shared his weekly earnings from Uber, which in authorized paperwork state he earns about $800 per week, however on Twitter, he revealed a special quantity.

“And I make over a grand on a great week motherf–kers,” he tweeted.

Dunkleman’s obvious girlfriend, a lady named Andrea, additionally took to Twitter to defend him by sharing an image of herself in a white bikini and wrote, “That is what an Uber driver’s girlfriend seems like … #ImInLoveWithAnUberDriver.”

The previous “American Idol” host is within the midst of a brutal custody struggle together with his estranged spouse. The sparring spouses filed for divorce in 2016 and have accused one another in court docket papers of being bodily abusive and hooked on alcohol.

Dunkleman stated he stop “American Idol” in protest of how contestants have been handled and since has carried out as a stand-up comedian and in numerous reality-TV exhibits, together with “Movie star Match Membership.”

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