The Fappening leaked photos of Katharine McPhee. Katharine Hope McPhee is an American actress, singer, and songwriter that gained fame in May 2006 as the runner-up on the fifth season of American Idol. She released her fifth album, I Fall in Love Too Easily, composed of jazz standards, on November 17, 2017. McPhee has also established an acting career, co-starring in The House Bunny and Shark Night 3D. She has also played Karen Cartwright, one of the lead roles on Smash. Age 33.