Despite O'Neil telling e Talk's Tanya Kim that the two Canadians Idols were only "best friends" during a backstage interview at the Junos, Goudie, 19, couldn't keep the secret any longer.When CTV's Eric Longley asked, "first the question on everybody's minds -- are you two an item?
When you’re planning the tour and doing the driving, it’s amazing what you see that you miss from the window of a bus.
But her agent was pushing her to take a chance on something completely different and audition for the lead in a Canadian sci-fi series called Dark Matter being shot in Toronto.
“He saw the breakdown for this character and said, ‘You have to audition,'” says O’Neil, in an interview from her home in Toronto.
Edit On October 4, 2005 , "Alive " was released with contract with Sony BMG Canada ."Alive" was at number one on the Canadian singles chart, a position it held for four weeks. Edit On February 7, 2006, Melissa O' Neil embarked on her first solo tour in North Bay, Ontario, named the ' Let It Go Tour' after her second single.
Melissa O' Neil support act was her Canadian Idol runner-up, Rex Goudie.