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Does it hurt more when Randy Jackson tells you you’re not being saved? Or when Ryan Seacrest tells you it’s time to go home?

american idol lazaro 02 ‘American Idol’ eliminated contestant: ‘I’m trying to contact Ryan Murphy’

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Eliminated American Idol contestant Lazaro Arbos probably didn’t even notice. He was still basking in his hug from Kelly Clarkson. But as he noted after he received the tough news: “I won for the boys! I’m the… Continue reading ‘American Idol’ eliminated contestant: ‘I’m trying to contact Ryan Murphy’

Idol’s latest fallen singer had a feeling this wasn’t going to be his night.

american idol burnell taylor ‘American Idol’ eliminated contestant: ‘By the time I’m 25 I better have at least six Grammys’

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“This whole week, it was basically God giving me a sign so that I could be prepared,” said 19-year-old New Orleans native Burnell Taylor.

Although he had the opportunity to redeem himself, he said he knew the judges wouldn’t go for the save. Nonetheless, he sang… Continue reading ‘American Idol’ eliminated contestant: ‘By the time I’m 25 I better have at least six Grammys’

Maksim Chmerkovskiy, you got served! ‘Dancing with the Stars’ eliminated contestant: ‘People got to know me’

No, the hot-headed Ukrainian American wasn’t booted off Dancing with the Stars after generating headlines for his row with Judge Len Goodman and his behavior toward his partner. But he was royally teased on national TV Tuesday by the latest contestant to leave the show – and boy did the moment generate a lot of laughs.

When Tom Bergeron announced that David Arquette would have… Continue reading ‘Dancing with the Stars’ eliminated contestant: ‘People got to know me’

Dancing Chaz Lacey 320 ‘Dancing with the Stars’ eliminated contestant: ‘I am not leaving this show bitter or angry’

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For many celebrities who participate on Dancing with the Stars, making it beyond the halfway point is an accomplishment in itself. But when an exit is predicated by some particularly harsh words from the judges, leaving the ABC show can feel pretty bittersweet.

Fortunately for Chaz Bono – who was told by Judge Bruno Tonioli that he looked like a “cute little penguin” on… Continue reading ‘Dancing with the Stars’ eliminated contestant: ‘I am not leaving this show bitter or angry’

Dancing Stars Carson 240 ‘Dancing with the Stars’ eliminated contestant: ‘When they played the montage, it was like I died!’

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Carson Kressley may not have always earned the highest scores, but he certainly delivered the biggest laughs on Dancing with the Stars this fall. Too bad the guy who kept the judges and his fellow celebrities in stitches didn’t last to see another day under the mirror ball: Kressley, whose jive with Anna Trebunskaya: was called “a crowning… Continue reading ‘Dancing with the Stars’ eliminated contestant: ‘When they played the montage, it was like I died!’