'American Idol' Top 6 think sick Ryan Seacrest is a 'trooper'


Despite reports that Ryan Seacrest was too sick to host the "American Idol" Top 6 performance show, the hard-working host rallied and managed to make it through the two-hour telecast. But, as Zap2it observed from the studio audience, Seacrest was definitely sick.The first tip-off: Most of his segments were conducted from stools, as he was too weak to stand for the entire program. Second, though a handsome guy (and not sickly looking by any means), the 'crest was definitely lacking in energy. And third, though you didn't see this on television, an assistant held an ice pack to Seacrest's neck while stage manager Debbie and even Randy Jackson helped keep his temperature down by fanning him with their notebooks.As the show went on, Seacrest seemed to perk up. Several contestants told Zap2it after the stage that they could barely tell their fearless host was under the weather. Says Hollie Cavanagh, "I knew, but I didn't...



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