Chris Medina Music Video: "What Are Words"
Amidst a sea of J. Lo's tears, Chris Medina was eliminated from American Idol this week.
But that isn't stopping the aspiring singer from pursuing his dreams. The former contestant, whose fiancee suffered a brain injury in a 2009 car accident, will appear on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this evening and perform the single "What Are Words."
Jennifer Lopez Explains American Idol Breakdown
Jennifer Lopez lost it on American Idol last night.
She barely got through the elimination of beloved Chris Medina before breaking down in front of Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler, afraid she didn't handle the news well and simply sad to see Medina go.
Jennifer Lopez Eliminates Chris Medina, Breaks Down
Five singers advanced to the semifinals on season 10 of American Idol last night:
But many viewers are talking this morning about one contestant who did NOT make the cut: Chris Medina, whose story of heartbreak regarding his brain damaged fiancee was featured on the show a couple weeks ago.
Chris Medina Brings American Idol Viewers, Judges to Tears
We heard the story of Chris Medina days before this American Idol hopeful appeared on the show last night.
But that didn't make his Milwaukee audition any less emotional, as Medina recounted the story of his fiancee, Juliana, who got into a horrific car accident in October 29 and remained in a coma for over a month before awakening with brain damage.