Woolf described Harris as “a real and loving particular person,” recalling that they “grew to become shut pals throughout the present and had been roommates on the tour.”
“I am very grateful to have gone via that unimaginable expertise with him alongside Caleb and Alex,” Woolf wrote. “My ideas exit to his household. Relaxation straightforward my dude.”
Earlier than making strides on American Idol‘s thirteenth season, Harris had auditioned earlier than in 2010 however “by no means made it previous the primary spherical,” he informed the Hollywood Reporter in 2014. He additionally tried his hand at The X-Issue and The Voice, although he mentioned he “by no means obtained via, and it harm me.”
Nonetheless, Harris—whose grandfather launched him to music—was decided to see his dream via.
He added, “I used to be all the time on the web, looking for a break, searching for which producers I may ship my stuff to.”
Following his time on American Idol, Harris took discover on how his life was starting to vary.
“In every single place I’m going I have been acknowledged, like at Taco Bell, the mall and airports,” he mentioned. “Folks ask me, ‘Are you C.J. Harris?’ I believe, ‘What on the earth is happening?’ I am shocked. I do not know them, they’re from an entire different world than me, however they know who I’m. It is wonderful.”