“Watching @American Idol & totally crying like a pregnant girl every time some1 makes it ha! Thanks 4 my start Idol :),” the “Stronger” singer — expecting her second child with husband And despite the emotions, Clarkson and her friend did enjoy poking fun at some of the artists auditioning.“Watching @American Idol with @ashes2lashes and she said they should tell the bad ones they can always audition next year ha! now I know why the ratings are down,” Aiken, 37, wrote.
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So bare with us — we found examples of The Donald going way over the top, as in this case, back on episode 7 of season 4 when he openly, aggressively asked contestant Clay Lee about his sexuality and took an inappropriate, tacky turn for the worst: alum, tragically lost his life at 36 years old after he was involved in a car crash on a highway outside of Oklahoma City.
From Kelly Clarkson to Jordin Sparks, Carrie Underwood to Adam Lambert, the singing contest has given us several of the biggest musicians and stars to date.
Not to mention, it built the platform for a type of reality TV that has been repeated and adored time and time again — , to name a few.