'American Idol': Elise Testone says her reality TV days are over


Elise Testone was an unlikely candidate for reality TV, not being a fan of the genre and all. Yet she made it to sixth place on one of the country's biggest and longest-running shows, "American Idol." Although she's had a great run and thoroughly enjoyed herself, this will definitely be her last reality show."I never really was a huge fan of [reality TV] in the beginning, and everyone was shocked that I did it, but I'm glad I did," she confesses to Zap2it backstage after her elimination on the Top 6 results show.After her encore performance of "Whole Lotta Love," Testone reveals that all three judges had nothing but kind words. "[Jennifer Lopez] was saying she really respects me as an artist and she thinks I'm awesome and just to keep persevering," she says. "Steven [Tyler] said he fell in love with me."No, not in that way. "Don't take it literally," she laughs.But despite the...



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