Elise Testone’s permanent vacation home in the bottom three now has a “vacancy sign,” as the South Carolina blues rocker was eliminated on last night’s American Idol results show.
After last week’s shocking elimination of Colton Dixon, Testone’s dismissal seemed a foregone conclusion. She was in the bottom three almost every week, no matter what she did.
Mentor Jimmy Iovine blamed Testone’s fate on that old Idol Achilles' heel: song choice. He called the singer’s decision to do Queen’s “I Want It All” and Jimi Hendrix’s “Bold as Love” a “double-down on bad choice for the night.”
Iovine additionally tapped into his inner Simon Cowell, saying Testone’s take on “I Want It All” made him feel like he was "at a nightclub somewhere in the back … It didn’t move me. I didn’t hit rewind, and I didn’t want to see it again.” Read More...