Ousted ‘American Idol’ rocker Robbie Carrico spoke with People magazine about claims on the internet that he may be wearing a wig. “I’ve been growing this hair for a very long time,” Carrico said. “It’s ridiculous that [the media] have to come up with something like that.” As for questions about his authenticity as a rock musician, given his prior history as a member of the pop group Boyz N Girlz United, Carrico said he’s since paid his dues. “I’ve spent the past six years working my tail off in grungy bars and pulling our own trailer with our own equipment loading it in and out and living from a van sometimes, doing all the grunt work,” Carrico remarked. Read more.