In what is sure to be the most controversial show of the season, American Idol hostRyan Seacrest immediately addressed the elimination of "one of our contestants" with the "cooporation of law enforcement," but refrained from naming Jermaine Jones outright.
"When you're doing a live show, anything can happen," he said.
Seacrest said the matter will be discussed later in tonight's broadcast, which is featuring "Songs From The Year You Were Born."
UPDATE: As promised, the dismissal of Jones was broadcast in dramatic fashion. Read More...