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04/10/2007 at 06:34 PM ET

To show their support for American Idol finalist Blake Lewis, the Seattle-based singer’s cheering squad has been sporting shirts emblazoned with “Blaker Girl” or “Blaker Boy” across the chest when they attend the show. Inspired by former Laker Girl Paula Abdul, Blake’s childhood friend Kristi Redman, along with other friends, got serious about making pro-Blake paraphernalia as the singer kept advancing in the competition. Now t-shirts ranging from $15 to $20 along with baby onesies, buttons and hats are available on blakergirls.com with 50 percent of the proceeds going to the Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, in honor of Blake’s friend Brad and Brad’s girlfriend Heather, who were both diagnosed with lymphoma within two months of each other. Redman notes, “It was really important to [Blake] now that he has this platform to do something positive in addition to all that he’s doing on American Idol.”

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Jean on

Way to go Blaker Girls and Boys!!!! I am so proud to be a Blaker Girl and so proud to support Blake in his career and his peronal causes. It doesn’t matter to me whether Blake wins American Idol or not because in my eyes he is already an idol…
Love you B-Shorty
XOXO Tigger

erica on

I didn’t think there was a way for me to love Blake even more, until now!

Madeline on

I would have to describe Blake as a “cool guy.” He is just cool! He looks cool, dances cool, sings, talks, and acts cool. He just IS, ya know? I think he will be famous even if he doesn’t win. I think the top three will be Blake, Jordin, and Melinda.

RT on

Blake has been my and my husbands’ favorite from the audition round. He just has that something special. What a great way for Blake to honor his friends! Good luck Blake.. you have our votes!!

Kim on

We love you blake! keep beat-boxin’!!!

tracy on

i love blake and i love the blaker girls and boys! what a great guy and a great cause. he’s my american idol for sure.

Bshorty 4 life! on

Another excited Blaker Girl here! Wear my Blaker Girl hoodie with pride!

eleanor.pearce on

The more I see of Blake, the more I admire him… with every song.. he is just getting better and better.

GO BLAKE!!!!TAKE IT TO THE TOP!!LOL Eleanor

B-Shorty on

omg. Blake is soo hott!!
And Such a great singer too!
But, I wish he would do his beatboxing more.
But he will still win.. and If he doesnt…
THEN I WILL DIEE

Abby on

I LOVE BLAKE!!! I’M HIS #1 BLAKER GIRL FAN!!! MY DOG, MY BROTHERS, AND I ALL HAVE BLAKER BOY/GIRL APPAREL!!!! BLAKES GOES ALL THE WAY!!!!!! IF BLAKE DOESN’T WIN, I THINK I’M GONNA COMMIT SUICIDE…JK…IF I EVER GET DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER OR ANOTHER SERIOUS ILLNESS, I’M GOING 2 MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION AND ASK 2 MEET HIM…U’RE MY HERO!!!!!

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