A week after her father announced on national television that she's "definitely available," Ayla Brown is still available, though she sounded somewhat less definite during an appearance yesterday on CBS's "Early Show." Republican Senator-elect Scott Brown's eldest daughter said she's received offers from dozens of prospective suitors via Facebook, email, and even her mom, but for now she's “still looking.” In a sitdown with anchor Maggie Rodriguez, the 21-year-old BC student said “I want to give it time.” For awhile, we're told, Brown was spending time with Celtic J.R. Giddens, the 6-foot-5 shooting guard who is currently playing for the Maine Red Claws, the C's team in the NBA Development League. Not so, says Eric Fehrnstrom, a Republican strategist who advised the Brown campaign. "Ayla knows J.R. Giddens through a mutual friend but she never dated him," Fehrnstrom said in an email yesterday. (For what it's worth, there's a picture of Brown and Giddens posted on her web site.) Ayla told Rodriguez she was a bit embarrassed by her father's comments on election night, but it was not out of character for him to say such a thing. "It kind of made me laugh in a way,” she said, adding “even right now I’m blushing a bit.” Since she was ostensibly on the show to plug her new CD "Circles," the onetime "American Idol" semi-finalist belted out the first single, "No More," and sounded good.
Here's a little bonus material. TMZ.com caught up with Ayla at the airport in NYC and the pesky paparazzi asked her if she has any plans to do some modeling.
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