Phillip Phillips scooped the top prize on “American Idol” on Wednesday night, and one former winner said she predicted it from a very early stage.
“I knew from your audition…Congrats PPhillipsAI11!!” Jordin Sparks (who won Season 6), Tweeted after the finale.
Jordin wasn’t the only celebrity to share their well-wishes for the 21-year-old from Leesberg, Georgia. Congratulations came in via Twitter from Ricki Lake, Lance Bass, Queen Latifah, and even Mia Farrow, following his win.
Read on for what the stars Tweeted about the Season 11 winner.
Queen Latifah ‏(IAMQUEENLATIFAH): Wow! Phillip Phillips! What a Beautiful Moment! New A I Champ!
Ricki Lake ‏(RickiLake): I freaking love #philipphillips!!!!! #Americanidol
Mackenzie Phillips ‏(MackPhillips): I am thrilled that the amazing Phillip Phillips won American Idol.
Mia Farrow ‏(MiaFarrow): MOST beautiful and the opposite of slick #PhilipPhilps
Colton Dixon ‏(CDixonAI11): I can’t describe how proud I am of @PPhillipsAI11. The most humble guys I’ve ever met. Can’t wait til tour bro.
Lance Bass ‏(LanceBass) Amazing finale of #AmericanIdol ! Congrats @pphillipsai11 !!
Lacey Chabert ‏(IamLaceyChabert): I’m so happy for #PhilipPhillips! #AmericanIdol it was touching when he started crying & I think I already love that song
Melissa Gilbert ‏(MelissaEGilbert): Phillip Phillips slayed me last night. I was crying like a proud Mom. Can’t wait to see what he does next!!
Holly Robinson Peete ‏(hollyrpeete): Phillip Phillips! Really unique artist. Congrats to Jessica Sanchez. Young Raw vocal talent #idol oh and @JLo #hardestworkinmommainshowbiz
Lisa Ling ‏(lisaling): I totally heart Philip Phillip