Nigel Lythgoe on 'American Idol's' shocking elimination: 'It's not about the judges' opinion'

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To say "American Idol" fans were upset over Thursday, Apr. 7's shocking elimination -- Pia Toscano was sent home -- is a bit of an understatement. Zap2it's article about her departure from the competition has racked up almost 100 comments, most expressing their frustration with the show. Here's a few:"Big mistake sending Pia home I will never watch your show again." -- Ben Constable"I officially HATE American Idol.. Never again shall I watch that show!!! Pia was the greatest singer on there."-- Neill"Time to go to a weighted scoring system 50% fans 50% judges, this sucks, lack of votes for a future icon, good luck Pia." -- Jeff"Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe took to his Twitter to express his opinion on Pia's elimination: "I am still shocked and sad about last night's American Idol result. I guess that's going to happen every week now!!?"Shortly after, one of his followers tweeted him with a concern a...


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