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5 Moments From ‘American Idol’ That Are Off The Wall

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For over fifteen seasons, American Idol has provided the country with platinum selling superstars and endless entertainment. It wouldn’t be a live competition without some chaos! Idol has seen its fair share of headline-making incidents. We look at five of the wildest things to ever happen on and off the Idol stage,

Texting Up A Storm

Season eight saw Adam Lambert and Kris Allen battle it out for the grand prize. During the final vote of the season, AT&T gave out phones for Allen’s biggest fans in Arkansas. The outcome was a massive string of votes coming from Allen’s home state. One mother confessed to voting a whopping 10,840 times. Allen, who won that season, was a bit perplexed at this entire situation. “I’ve no idea what’s going on with textgate,” he said on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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Taking Back His Freedom

While Phillip Phillips gained fame with 2012’s “Home,” a major situation was brewing him and 19 Entertainment. In 2015, he sued the American Idol production company unlawful practices. Phillips claimed he was forced into making appearances and didn’t even get to name his 2014 album. Two years later, he settled the dispute in court.

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Slapped With A Lawsuit

Mario Vazquez was set for stardom during season four with a Top 12 placement. Unfortunately, he chose to exit due to personal reasons. Two years after leaving, he was caught in a big lawsuit from Fremantle Media employee Magdaleno Olmos. He claimed that Vasquez harassed him on a number of occasions. Vazquez denying any wrongdoing during his time on the show. The lawsuit was eventually dropped.

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The Claws Come Out

Season 12 saw one of the biggest feuds, and it wasn’t between the singers. Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj were new judges that year, and they couldn’t stand each other. Their onscreen battles nearly overshadowed the performances. At the end of the season, both ladies opted to leave the show behind.

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Already Had A Chance

Joanna Pacitti was a name many weren’t familiar with during season eight. While she landed in the Top 32, her past came back to haunt her. Singers with previous record contracts aren’t allowed to participate. Years before her Idol appearance, Pacitti released her major label debut This Crazy Life on Geffen. She was pulled from the show and replaced with Felicia Barton.

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Five Life Lessons ‘The Last Jedi’ Taught Us

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