Adam Lambert Says His Fans Sometimes Go 'Too Far, But I Love It'

'I'm an intense person, so I think I need intense fans,' the 'American Idol' runner-up tells MTV News.

[artist id="3188063"]Adam Lambert[/artist] has really devoted fans, and that's perfectly fine by him. The "American Idol" runner-up isn't at all weirded out by the attention his devotees lavish on him everywhere he goes these days.

"They're amazing," Lambert told MTV News. "I've seen it go too far, but I love it."

Lambert added that he loves seeing his fans show up to concerts dressed as him and excited to see him live. "Yeah, it's passionate," he said. "It's great to have something you believe in that much. I'm an intense person, so I think I need intense fans."

The singer, who released his major-label debut, For Your Entertainment, this past week, said he first realized his fans' devotion during the "American Idol" tour. "On the Idols Live! Tour this summer, I saw women — mostly women, but some guys, some kids — they'd come dressed up, and I love that," he said. "I think it's so cool they are that excited."

Lambert called all the attention "the ultimate compliment."

"They are so passionate and so dedicated, and I totally, totally owe them everything so far," he said. "There's been some amazing stuff these fans have done."

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