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At this stage, it’s difficult to be shocked by any elimination on American Idol.

Only five contestants remained heading into tonight, and all are quite talented, and all enjoyed mostly strong performances on Wednesday. Still, we didn’t see this ousting coming, not once Phillip was deemed safe… and Joshua… and Jessica…

It had to be Hollie going home, right?

Nope. Over 60 million votes were cast and the finalist who America sent packing was… Skylar Laine!

Yes, she struggled with “Fortunate Son,” but enough to get the boot? You tell us: Did Skylar deserve to go home at this point?