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In an unusual step, American Idol kicked Jermaine Jones off the show last night, following the discovery that the season 11 finalist had lied about a pair of arrests.
How are fellow contestants reacting to the development? A few relayed their thoughts People:
Phillip Phillips: “It was sad to see somebody go like that, with an awesome voice. It sucks.”
Colton Dixon: “We found out what happened when you guys did. We were shocked, but at the same time, he’s such a great guy. We all love him to death. He’s truly the gentle giant. He handled himself so well, I’m proud of him.”
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Jermaine Jones is reportedly getting kicked off American Idol.
The finalist was already in trouble for lying about the status of his relationship with his father, according to TMZ, when producers dug deeper into his past and uncovered a couple more untruths:
He has a criminal history. Jones has been arrested twice, providing a fake name to police on both occasions. One of the incidents also involved violence, sources confirm.
American Idol insiders say Jones will appear on tomorrow night’s performance show, but will then be given the axe. It’s unclear exactly how it will all goMore >
Jermaine Jones is reportedly a very tall liar.
According to TMZ, the American Idol finalist told producers last week that his father abandoned him a decade ago, only to suddenly reappear in his life immediately after Jones was named one of the season’s final 13.
Jermaine went on to label him a “lousy father” and said he didn’t want contact with the man.
But now that man, Kevin Jones, says his son’s story is simply ridiculous; the two have a perfectly normal relationship and even dined together last Wednesday and Thursday, while Jones was in the Idol crowd during last week’s performanceMore >