'American Idol's' Naima Adedapo: Women leaving is 'just the reality of the situation'

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Off-beat Naima Adedapo was just too wacky for the "American Idol" crowd, but we're glad she stuck around as long as she did. She tells the press in her exit interview about how hard it is to be a female contestant on "Idol" and that she's glad she stayed true to herself.About the female contestants having a harder time:"When it comes down to it, the reality is that more than 50% of the audience is teenage girls and once they get a crush, we're done. They dominate and that's alright, ya know? I feel like [the girls] didn't really have too many conversations about it because we were all pretty confident in our work. It is the reality of the situation and the teenyboppers, once they fall in love ... my audience is the older crowd, not necessarily as technology-savvy sometimes. I would get people saying, 'Yeah, I voted for you three times!' and it's...


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