One of these kids is not like the others, and that kid was eliminated from American Idol last night. Utah’s Megan Joy–beloved and loathed for her unique personality and goofy dance moves–was voted off Fox’s reality show, and she wasn’t at all surprised.
“I woke up feeling ‘I’m going home today,’ I felt like I was going no matter what I did,” Megan told reporters this morning, recalling yesterday.
But that wasn’t what was behind her snappy remarks towards Simon that culminated in the Evil One refusing her a chance to sing again for the Judges’ Save.
“[I had] no regrets ever, I wouldn’t take anything back,” Megan said of her telling Simon she didn’t care what he thought of her performance. “I was happy to go the way I did. You know. I just was honest, and I cared about the competition. [I want people to know] I cared about the competition; I just didn’t care that Simon didn’t like my song.”
Megan’s brother famously heckled judge Kara DioGuardi, calling her a “broken record” while she critiqued Megan on this week’s performance episode. But that’s just how he is, says Megan.
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