Caleb Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe: Together? Read about Maddie Poppe and Caleb Hutchinson's relationship.
On March 11, 2018, ABC premiered American Idol's sixteenth season. After 15 years on Fox, the sitcom moved to ABC.
Ryan Seacrest stayed on as the show’s popular host, and Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie replaced Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr., and Jennifer Lopez as the new judges.
The season ended on May 21, 2018, and Maddie Poppe from Clarksville, Iowa, was a well-deserved winner. Gabby Barrett came in third place, and Caleb Lee Hutchinson came in second
In a recent interview, the winner of American Idol’s 16th season said that her new song is, in fact, about breaking up. She did say that the song is not about Caleb, though.
She didn’t want to talk about it at the time, but she said she understood why people were interested and that she knew her fans wanted to know the facts.
American Idol season 16 winner Maddie Poppe released "Screw You a Little Bit" recently. Fans think it's about Caleb Lee Hutchinson.
Maddie told an interviewer, “This song is not about the person everyone thinks it’s about.” She awkwardly said she wasn't sure if she had to discuss it.
Maddie said, “Yes, it is a song about a breakup. But this one isn’t about the person that everyone thinks it is.” She went on to say, “That relationship will always have a special place in my heart, and I have nothing but love and respect for that person.
Maddie talked about what it was like to live in the spotlight. She said, “Everything about my life, especially my relationships, has been under that kind of scrutiny for the past five years.”