Nigel Lythgoe Says Pia Toscano's Idol Elimination Was Fair and Square


It's been almost a week since Pia Toscano was eliminated from American Idol, and the rumor mill is still going strong that it was rigged. Fingers have been pointed at the show's executive producer, Nigel Lythgoe, whom many are saying orchestrated the shocking loss in an attempt to generate drama and suspense.

As Idol fans demand a recount of votes and insist they will never watch the show again, Nigel spoke out Tuesday at the HRTS Newsmakers Luncheon Series about Idol's voting system and why the exact number of votes each contestant receives is kept from viewers...


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