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Do You Agree With the Uproar Around Adam's AMA Performance?

Do You Agree With the Uproar Around Adam's AMA Performance?

Of all the outrageous performances at Sunday's American Music Awards, it's American Idol's Adam Lambert who caused the biggest stir. His appearance, which was aired at the end of the show near 11 p.m., involved Adam pulling a dancer's face towards his crotch region and kissing the keyboard player. It apparently prompted over a thousand complaints and was edited for the West Coast broadcast. Adam's scheduled appearance on ABC's Good Morning America tomorrow was cancelled as a result, a decision Adam took issue with today on Ryan Seacrest. He's instead bound for CBS's The Early Show. Adam seems to be handling all the pressure, though all the hype is perfectly timed to drum up press for his new album. So, tell us — do you understand the uproar around Adam's performance?

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laurenlanzaosias laurenlanzaosias 6 years
i think the most important thing is being overlooked...the song...the music...the voice was terrible. the over the top sexuality didn't bother me, what did was the fact that it seemed to be covering up the fact that the music was painful. sure while lady gaga scares the bullocks out of me and does ridiculous, sometimes disturbing things on stage you can't deny that she has some kind of musical talent...this kid just reminded me why i stopped watching american idol long ago. i think it's a shame that people are overlooking how bad the music was in lieu of bashing him and his sexuality because as much as everyone who is complaining would like to think that they are open minded...let's face it, you aren't. because you would have had the same issues with taylor swift sliding down a pole and dancing on the floor at the cma's(ick) or shakira and her army of booty dancers shaking it like it's their job at the very same award show. poor kid is just trying to break the american idol mold, too bad his voice sounds like nails on a chalkboard.
laurenlanzaosias laurenlanzaosias 6 years
i think the most important thing is being overlooked...the song...the music...the voice was terrible. the over the top sexuality didn't bother me, what did was the fact that it seemed to be covering up the fact that the music was painful. sure while lady gaga scares the bullocks out of me and does ridiculous, sometimes disturbing things on stage you can't deny that she has some kind of musical talent...this kid just reminded me why i stopped watching american idol long ago. i think it's a shame that people are overlooking how bad the music was in lieu of bashing him and his sexuality because as much as everyone who is complaining would like to think that they are open minded...let's face it, you aren't. because you would have had the same issues with taylor swift sliding down a pole and dancing on the floor at the cma's(ick) or shakira and her army of booty dancers shaking it like it's their job at the very same award show. poor kid is just trying to break the american idol mold, too bad his voice sounds like nails on a chalkboard.
dleighl dleighl 6 years
Does anyone remember the songs he sang? I don't.
Frida83 Frida83 6 years
No, America seriously needs to lighten up. In what way is this worse than Britney, Madonna and Christina kissing each other on MTV?
little-miss-x little-miss-x 6 years
Um, where is the WINNER of American Idol in all this? Right. He's boring. This comment list is proof why Adam was asked to perform.
caseyanddarin1 caseyanddarin1 6 years
LET ME START OFF BY STATING, ADAM LAMBERT IS A DOUCHE!! (I see a tshirt in the making)First, yes it was inappropriate for primetime TV (maybe not, if it was on MTV), Second, Adam, a little reminder . . 'You are NOT Madonna nor Britney, nor have you done ANYTHING to reach their status' so the comparison shouldn't/doesn't apply to you (still laughing at that one); third, man-on-man is just as gross as girl-on-girl (especially in my 7 and 9 yr olds eyes); fourth, the squeeling/screeching high pitch crap you try to sing is embarrassing (chaulk board comes to mind) and the main reason you didn't win AI; fifth, you're gay, we get it, got it, knew it from the get go - the public doesn't need step-by-step instructions; and finally, there is already a Perez Hilton . . .wouldn't you want people to respect you as a gay man, as oppose to hating you for it?That's my two cents, so enjoy your 15 minutes (or 5 min) while they last.
caseyanddarin1 caseyanddarin1 6 years
LET ME START OFF BY STATING, ADAM LAMBERT IS A DOUCHE!! (I see a tshirt in the making) First, yes it was inappropriate for primetime TV (maybe not, if it was on MTV), Second, Adam, a little reminder . . 'You are NOT Madonna nor Britney, nor have you done ANYTHING to reach their status' so the comparison shouldn't/doesn't apply to you (still laughing at that one); third, man-on-man is just as gross as girl-on-girl (especially in my 7 and 9 yr olds eyes); fourth, the squeeling/screeching high pitch crap you try to sing is embarrassing (chaulk board comes to mind) and the main reason you didn't win AI; fifth, you're gay, we get it, got it, knew it from the get go - the public doesn't need step-by-step instructions; and finally, there is already a Perez Hilton . . .wouldn't you want people to respect you as a gay man, as oppose to hating you for it? That's my two cents, so enjoy your 15 minutes (or 5 min) while they last.
maddielove maddielove 6 years
I agree that he focused more on the shock value than his talent. He tried too hard but failed miserably. His performance was cheesy and ridiculous. If you kissed a guy on stage, that is fine.. but he kissed a guy, kissed a girl, grabbing his crotch, giving the audiences the middle finger, did the simulated oral thing... TOO MUCH! Lady Gaga's performance is always shocking, but her performances don't need to be censored. You can still has shock value without going all out. Too bad... I like him on American Idol.
maddielove maddielove 6 years
I agree that he focused more on the shock value than his talent. He tried too hard but failed miserably. His performance was cheesy and ridiculous. If you kissed a guy on stage, that is fine.. but he kissed a guy, kissed a girl, grabbing his crotch, giving the audiences the middle finger, did the simulated oral thing... TOO MUCH! Lady Gaga's performance is always shocking, but her performances don't need to be censored. You can still has shock value without going all out. Too bad... I like him on American Idol.
bsprague01 bsprague01 6 years
I was more disgusted with his singing. WTH happened with that? He sounded horrible and is it just me or is he looking more and more like a wax figurine than a person?
retailslore retailslore 6 years
I wish he would have focused more on the song. Both the track and his performance was quite lame. This is 2009. Nothing he did was shocking. Its kinda sad that he thought he was giving viewers something special. Thank goodness for DVR. I fast forwarded through most of it.
aliohh aliohh 6 years
It is part of a trend of no talent people being shoved down the throat of the public, along with crass, degrading behavior - degrading to men and degrading to women. where is the music? where is the talent, the life behind the work? I am bored and completely fed up with the marketing of no talent people, along with an agenda toward mediocrity. We need to scream from the rooftops and not buy this garbage. ENOUGH!!!
biarose biarose 6 years
damn it Pop, why can't we delete our comments??
biarose biarose 6 years
*there
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*there
biarose biarose 6 years
I don't necessarily think it was appropriate, but I think their are some double standards out there.. there was definitely less uproar over the Madonna/Britney kiss.
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