'American Idol'-hating 'Vote for the Worst' website will close after season 12

It's no fun to kick a show when it's already down. That seems to be the philosophy behind the impending closure of the "Vote for the Worst" website, a place devoted to destroying "American Idol" by elevating the worst singers to the top. The site will close for good after the upcoming season 12, disappearing in June 2013.The voice behind "Vote for the Worst," a guy named Dave, posted an announcement about this on Sunday (Jan. 13). The lengthy explanation for his site's closure cited the decreasing ratings and increasing irrelevance of "Idol" to pop culture. "Vote for the Worst" began in 2004 as a reaction to "a show that took itself way too seriously." Since then, the site has gained fame/notoriety by encouraging votes for contestants like Sanjaya Malakar. It has also encouraged the "white guy with guitar" phenomenon seen over the past few seasons of "American Idol.""American Idol is really no longer...


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