'American Idol': Elise Testone on talking back to Jennifer Lopez - 'I respect what she says to me'

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It's always tense in the "American Idol" studio when contestants talk back to the judges. But Elise Testone, who was the latest finalist to follow in Justin Guarini's footsteps, tells Zap2it that she hopes Jennifer Lopez doesn't think she was being disrespectful when she responded to one of her comments about her rendition of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" during the second Top 7 performance show of Season 11.After Lopez told Testone that she thought she needed to connect more emotionally with her songs, the singer piped up and said that she thinks she does do that on a regular basis. Backstage later, Testone tells Zap2it why she decided to talk back. "I didn't want to just stand there and smile and not connect with their conversation with me," she says. "So I wanted to engage. I'm not being rude and I don't even discredit anything that they said -- I just felt like...


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