'American Idol' recap: Lady Sings the Blues

Ashthon Jones, the little diva that, as it turns out, couldn't, had to choo-choo out of the Idoldome in American Idol's first finalist elimination of season 10. She tried to show her "softer side" instead of her "edge" (WHY?) and ultimately choked this week. America made the right call. In fact, the only thing less surprising than Wild Card Ashthon's demise was that J. Lo wore a blouse with one sleeve made entirely out of whipped cream to complement her mustard skirt. The condiment-starved Randy Jackson barely knew where to stare.

Ashthon told Ryan and America that she'd chosen the wrong song for Wednesday's "musical heroes" night...and then proceeded to sing the same wrong song for her life in the hopes of becoming America's Next Top Modern Day Idiot. She came close, but the judges decided not to use their only Save on the one-time Beyoncé impersonator. By the end of the hour, Diana Ross and David Cook's words had blended rather uncomfortably into one powerful message: "When You Tell Me That You Love Me, Don't You Forget About Me." But dramatically dry-eyed J. Lo has likely already forgotten. Read More...



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