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American Idol Not So Sensitive Simon Sort of Redeems Himself

Last night we watched the final 7 but it should have been the final 2. Blake and Melinda were by far the most entertaining and talented. Sanjaya is not worth even talking about. Poor Bonnie Raitt. She must have been so bummed to hear her song so butchered. The most noteworthy part of the evening was when Chris Richardson sent condolences to the VA Tech families. Simon was caught on camera rolling his eyes. Thankfully (more for FOX, Idol, and their sponsors) Simon sent his condolences as well on behalf of the judges and then explained why this might have been an off week for the contestants. Even better, today Simon is saying he's horrified about the eye roll and that he was reacting to Chris' nasal comment. We're actually glad he said something today since we knew that was a totally inappropriate reaction even for Simon.

As for the bottom three, I am predicting Chris, LaKisha and Phil even though we all know Sanjaya should be at the top of this list. For a more detailed recap of the show click here and don't forget to vote on who you think is leaving tonight.

Grace_01 Grace_01 10 years
Simon rolled his eyes because he knew 'Reverend JT'... sorry i mean Chris.... was making a really awful attempt to get more votes. Which is fair play. He wasn't in anyway rolling his eyes about the situation being mentioned, it was the means to which it was mentioned for. If you want the rainbow you got to take the rain too. You know which "philosopher" said that? Dolly Parton. And people say she's just a big pair of t*ts.
kristya kristya 10 years
He was rolling his eyes at Chris not VT.
ohsuri ohsuri 10 years
So true My Opinion... Carrie and Chris made the shows.. so did Kelly.. I think Blake is the new young Sting.... Simon was not rolling his eyes at the comment!! NOW WAY!! Do you think I got my point across with that yet? LOL
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
I think Blake has some mad talent* A.I. is okay this year but so far it 'is' the suckiest one as far as people good enough to really keep ya hooked like Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry, now THAT was reeeeeeeeeeal talent*
ohsuri ohsuri 10 years
I think Chris was really upset.. about VT I mean clarkware. I don't know but Chris has never seemd like a jerk before. I hope it does not hurt his chances!!
clarkware clarkware 10 years
I saw the show last night and Chris was clearly annoyed at Simon's description of his "nasal singing". Chris mentioned the VT tragedy AFTER mouthing off to Simon. It was clearly a deflection of that. If anyone watched, Paula and Simon ALWAYS talk to each other when other things are going on. If anything, Chris should be ashamed of himself for mouthing off to Simon.
VaneM77 VaneM77 10 years
hahaha Loren!!! She was definitely shouting but she has been boring me all sounds the same gospel type like the judges said! Plus I was never a fan of that song, she could have picked another song!!!!
lorenashley lorenashley 10 years
butterfly..i couldn't get bored by Lakisha last night. ALL THAT SCREAMING!! I was too busy cringing!! MY EARRRRRRRRRRS!!!
VaneM77 VaneM77 10 years
I hope Chris doesn't go home! I've grown a soft spot for him, haha! Plus he's pleasant to look at! Melinda definitely did awesome yesterday! I really liked that song! Phil was good as well! Blake was cool! Lakisha bored me and well Sanjaya sucks....I hate to say it but he needs to go home ASAP!
lorenashley lorenashley 10 years
T--don't worry. Blake is not going anywhere, sadly.
t_hive88 t_hive88 10 years
I don't know if that's true juju. If Blake gets voted off tonight, I'm not voting for anyone. I wouldn't turn around and vote for Jordin who I like 2nd best. Maybe it's just me though.. "Aint nobody out there swift like this."
juju4 juju4 10 years
What I keep in mind is that people who used to be voting for contestants that recently got kicked off...(Haley, Gina, etc.) are going to start voting for someone new. I could see all those votes going to someone like Blake or Jordin. I think that the audience voting for Sanjaya is big enough to keep him on for another week or two, but I can't see him staying to the finals. There are too many rabid repeat-voting idol fans that are supporting the truly talented.
juju4 juju4 10 years
Simon was on Ryan's radio show today. He said that after they were done with the judging he turned to Paula and was talking about Chris's comment that "nasally is a form of singing". (Which I believe is just a totally stupid statement). Anyway, Simon was rolling his eyes about that. They can hardly hear what Ryan and the contestants say on the stage anyway, with all of the screaming and audience noise, and they don't use ear pieces. I totally agree with Simon. He's snarky with his comments about singers in the competition, but I don't believe he would EVER roll his eyes about such a tragic event.
etab etab 10 years
To get back to Simon, I also think he rolled his eyes because it sounded like a ploy for votes- whether it was or not, I will never know, but, I honestly think that is what Simon was put off by and rolling his eyes at. I love that Simon asked Melinda to not try and look so surprised when he gave his critique- she ALWAYS looks so shocked, like she didn't know she could sing at all... I can't stand Melinda, really. She is hard to look at and sings standards that belong at a wedding.
treb treb 10 years
I was starting to accept Sanjamima until last night's performance. It was one of his worst, and why would you pick a song by such an amazingly talented artist when you could pick from a million marginally talented artists? It just made it him sound that much worse.
yeahmonmeirie yeahmonmeirie 10 years
Still no kind word for Jordin afetr she sang so very well last night... tsk tsk.
rlynnt rlynnt 10 years
Jordin was the only one to really hit it out of the park last night. The performance looked like it could have been by a seasoned professional and she looked fabulous...the whole package. I totally agreed with what Simon said to her, for the first time since the season started she looks like a real contender for the title. I hope she can keep it up. On the other hand, I hope Lakish can stay to at least the final four. She's got the voice and the delivery to do well and she deserves it. I hope Jordin, Lakisha, Blake and Melinda all end up with recording contracts. Heck, I even hope Phil ends up with a decent career in country, as long as I don't have to look at him. I'm afraid that the teenyboppers, not to mention votefortheworst, will keep Sanjaya around for another week. I'm just glad that, even though I've been wishing him gone, that Phil got to stick around through country week so he at least gets a shot at a contract.
t_hive88 t_hive88 10 years
Hahahah I don't think you need sugar right now My Opinion! "Aint nobody out there swift like this."
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
K I'm bout done with this page but :rotfl: imagine if I would've said sh*t instead of spit, ....where's my m&m's!!!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
ooooh, stinky! Sangaya sucks so bad! He's like dug out of Michael Jackson butthole! that stupid gay smile of his makes me have to spit everytime!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
oh check it out! now pop makes it to where we don't have to scroll our lives away to get to the next page! It just pops to the next page! errrr or did I just get lucky? anyway, WoooooHoooo, man I been gone too long!
t_hive88 t_hive88 10 years
Loren- He is sexy! Sexy sexy sexy!!! Why are people freaking out about Jordin?? She's my fav girl, but this year sucks so bad that I wouldn't care if Sangaya won! "Aint nobody out there swift like this."
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
oh my bad, there you are :oops: still I'de love to go and read it!
lorenashley lorenashley 10 years
babies--sorry I never liked that guy!! :HUG:
ohilovemybabies ohilovemybabies 10 years
LOREN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU BETTER LIKE BLAKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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