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'American Idol's' Casey Abrams 'feeling better' after hospitalization

Casey Abrams had "American Idol" viewers worried on Thursday, Mar. 10, when he was absent from the Top 13 results show as he was hospitalized for the second time this season. At the beginning of the show, host Ryan Seacrest said, "You'll notice Casey is missing from the group. He is unfortunately sick and in the hospital right now."Casey later took to his Twitter to update fans on his condition. "Hey guys, thanks for the well wishes, I got some nice fresh blood in me and feeling better. People at Idol & Cedars are treatin me real good."So why was Casey back in the hospital? A source tells People that the singer has ulcerative colitis, a condition that can be aggravated by stressful situations and causes abdominal pains and cramps.One former contestant who understands Casey's health plight? Season 9 runner-up Crystal Bowersox who was hospitalized before her first performance show due to complications with her... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/03/american-idols-casey-abrams-feeling-better-after-hospitalization.html

'American Idol': Casey Abrams misses results show with illness

(This post contains spoilers for Thursday's "Idol" results.)"American Idol" was missing a piece when it kicked off Thursday's (March 10) results show. Host Ryan Seacrest told viewers at the top of the show that finalist Casey Abrams "is unfortunately sick and in the hospital right now." According to "Idol" blog Joe's Place, Casey sometimes experiences stomach bleeding brought on by stress and may have had a recurrence of the issue.Fortunately for him, though, Casey didn't have to sweat out whether he would be back for next week's show. The bottom three was announced about two-thirds of the way through the show, and he wasn't part of it. Viewers liked his rendition of "With a Little Help From My Friends" enough to keep him safe for a week.An "Idol" elimination when a contestant is ill isn't unprecedented: Back in Season 1, Christina Christian got the boot while she was hospitalized for dehydration.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/03/american-idol-casey-abrams-misses-results-show-with-illness.html

'American Idol': Adam Lambert's 'Aftermath,' J.Lo is going to teach him how to Dougie

For the first "American Idol" results show of the finalists, Season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert was on hand to perform. He did a stripped down version of "Aftermath," a song off his "For Your Entertainment" debut album.Part of the proceeds from the sales of this new version will go to benefit The Trevor Project, an organization that provides support to LGBT youth, so that's awesome. We also think this new version of the song is pretty awesome too. The new version will be available to download once the show is over, for now here is the radio version from Ryan Seacrest's website.In addition to that great performance, afterward Ryan Seacrest says he does The Dougie to the fast, dance club version, then when Glambert doesn't know what The Dougie is, J.Lo offers to teach it to him. Now that's something we want to see. WE'll post video of the "Idol" performance as soon as we... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/03/american-idol-adam-lamberts-aftermath-jlo-is-going-to-teach-him-how-to-dougie.html
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