Raspy-throated warbler Lee Dewyze has taken his lumps from the American Idol judges in the past few weeks for his distinct lack of confidence, and not for nothing.
When the Ford Fiesta-winning singer (now that's a ride that'll instill unwavering self-pride) isn't belting out the crowd pleasers, he's perfecting his glazed, bovine stare.
But wait—under Ryan Seacrest's pointed, analytical questioning, the top-niner reveals his version of newfound, self-assured charm. Can vague hubris be far behind?
Maybe it's the Billy Joel look circa '76 that's finally bringing him out of his shell.