With a little more than 24 hours to go until the American Idol finale, a few bits of news are trickling out… that, of course, have nothing to do with what finalists Adam Lambert and Kris Allen might be singing during tomorrow night’s competition. Because if there’s one thing about this year, it’s that the performances were usually the least important thing! After the jump, Danny Gokey is still dumb, Katy Perry gets her clothing bleeped, and no one knows who’ll be judging next year. More »
Last night, three people made it through to American Idol‘s semifinal round—Alexis Grace, Michael Sarver, and Chosen One Of Season Eight Danny Gokey. (Anoop Desai was bested by Sarver by some 20,000 votes; yes, he was robbed, but I’m hoping that narrow margin results in him being a wild-card lock.) The way the show was set up, though, seemed especially cruel to Tatiana Del Toro, who was the last one standing with Gokey at show’s end, despite the worship leader’s path to the semifinals being divined, oh, as soon as Kara DioGuardi screamed about the awesomeness of his mawkish performance of Mariah Carey’s “Hero” on Tuesday night. I’m guessing the producers were hoping for a good old-fashioned Tatiana meltdown, and guess what? They didn’t get one. (Good for her.) Click through for video.