Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young: Ex-'American Idols' are in love

ace-young-diana-degarmo.jpgNever mind "From Justin to Kelly": A couple of former "American Idol" contestants are involved in a real-life romance.

Season 3 runner-up Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, who finished seventh in Season 5, have been dating for close to two years and live together in Los Angeles, where she has a role on CBS' soap opera "The Young and the Restless." They met not through "Idol" but when they were both part of a revival of "Hair" on Broadway in 2010.

"It just blossomed into a beautiful relationship," DeGarmo, 24, tells People.

Young, 31, admits to having taken notice of her when they both had to disrobe for scenes in "Hair" -- "I was already interested in her as a person before I got to see her with no clothes on, but [that] sealed the deal" -- and they dated long-distance for a while after the show closed.

When DeGarmo finished a run with the touring company of "9 to 5" last summer, they moved in together. "I crashed on the couch -- more like, I crashed in his bed -- and just didn't leave," she says.

Putting aside their oversharing, we wish them well.
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