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April 18, 2007

The Eye Roll

Sorry. It's news. Kinda.

So, after an argument about whether Chris' nasally singing was "deliberate" or just a mistake, and after Chris gave a shout-out to all his friends in the VaTech area -- possibly sincere, possibly a cynical attempt to get sympathy votes, almost certainly both at the same time -- Cowell rolled his eyes.

He says he wasn't even listening to Chris at that point, which I don't really believe. I think he listened and was annoyed at the ploy, which he took to be wholly cynical.

Not that I think Cowell really cares what happens to anyone except himself and maybe a few people he likes and/or has a large contract with. But I find it hard to believe he was rolling his eyes at the VaTech massacre, rather than at a contestant basically saying "Vote for me if you're against Cho Seung-Hui!"

That's not gonna take Idol down, I don't think.

Only one thing can take this beast down: Sanjaya!


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