Katrina Darrell, Studio City, California on March 8, 2013
September 29, 1987
Katrina Darrell (born on September 29, 1987), also known as " Bikini Girl", is an American singer and model known for her audition on American Idol's eighth season in 2009. [1 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Darrell is a mix of Italian, French, American Indian, and Spanish. Darrell once worked as a
Hooters girl. [2 ]
Darrell lives in
Chino Hills, California, [3 ] [4 ]
Darrell appeared on the
eighth season of the reality television competition singing series in 2009, only wearing bathing suits. American Idol's She was eliminated on February 4, 2009, but appeared in the May 20, 2009 season finale in a vocal throw-down against judge [5 ] Kara DioGuardi. She grouped up with Jasmine Murray, Rose Flack, and Lauren Barnes. Murray was the only one to advance through that round of the competition.
References [ edit ]
^ "American Idol series 8: The auditions continue" from , accessed 01-19-2009 The Guardian
^ radaronline.com, "Idol 'Bikini Girl' Hooters Exposed", accessed 01-19-2009
^  The Press-Enterprise (January 14, 2009), "Get an American eyeful of Chino Hills contestant", accessed 01-19-2009
^ College News, by Zack Teibloom, "Meet Katrina Darrell, the American Idol bikini girl", accessed 01-19-2009
^ "Do you approve of Katrina Darrell's American Idol audition outfit?". . 2009-01-14 The Hollywood Gossip . Retrieved . 2013-04-10
External links [ edit ]
Additional resources [ edit ]
Canada Now, (January 15, 2009), "American Idol Recap for Wednesday, January 14th"
Extra, (January 15, 2009), "Big Break for Bikini Girl?"
Fontana Herald News, by Russlee Ingold (), "Just For Fun column: Is there too much drama (or not enough) in TV land?"
Newsday, "Fashion is idle on 'American Idol'"
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, by Tim Cuprisin (Jan. 13, 2009), "A wannabe, a punker and a hottie usher in eighth installment of 'Idol'" Right Celebrity,
"Katrina Darrell: American Idol Bikini Girl"