Ashley Rodriguez didn't last very long in the semifinals. She's given a hug by Didi Benami after being eliminated here.
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Tyler Grady was sent home after one live performance on American Idol. The judges didn't like his gimmick very much.
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Kris Allen performed on the 2/25/10 American Idol results show. He also recounted his recent trip to Haiti.
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On American Idol, John Park has a good sense of humor. He says he wants to marry Shania Twain.
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They call him "Big Mike." Michael Lynche tried his hardest to impress judges during the first night of semifinals.
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It's easy to see why Andrew Garcia is an early favorite on American Idol. He has major talent.
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Todrick Hall took a major risk on the first night of the semifinals. He totally re-arranged a Kelly Clarkson classic.
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Aaron Kelly has an incredible voice for a 16-year old. He'll likely stick around for awhile on American Idol.
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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]