Who's Raquel Houghton? And more importantly, why is everyone and their dog Googling her today?

Well, depending on who you believe, Houghton is either the ex-girlfriend of comedian Dane Cook ... or his wife -- if sites that report the two got married in December 2008 are correct. We can state with certainty that Houghton was a contestant on the eight season of 'American Idol' earlier this year (she made it to Hollywood, but not the top 32), and she also fronts an L.A.-based band called the Valli Girls.

Why she's all the rage on Google Trends at the moment is a deeper mystery.
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