'American Idol' Top 12 loved working with mentor Will.i.am


Obviously the "American Idol" contestants are going to appreciate all the advice they get from a guest mentor on any given week, but the Top 12 finalists seemed especially psyched after working with Will.i.am during the birth year theme week. The guy let them pick his new single, for goodness sake! Hollie Cavanagh tells Zap2it that she really expected the Black Eyed Peas member to have much more of an attitude than he did. "When you meet the really huge people in the music industry, you think they're going to be, I don't know, judgmental or something," she says. "But he was so relaxed and chilled. He was just like us. He was really cool, and I felt really really comfortable." Hollie's sentiment was echoed by fellow contestant Erika Van Pelt. "Will.he.is awesome, is what he is! No, he's great. He was really chill with us in our mentoring sessions. I mean, he's a big-time...



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