Last night on an American Idol show that Simon Cowell proclaimed the weirdest of all, the droll judge told Syesha Mercado that she would be leaving us tonight.
I have to concur—not because she sang poorly, but because she was in the bottom two last week after delivering what was arguably the best job of the week, and certainly the best dressed. If the prepubescent girls who comprise the lion’s share of the voting populace are not behind Syesha, she will be a loser no matter how well she does (and looks) on the stage.
You have to believe that Jason Castro will survive another week for the same reason. The teeny-boppers like his dreadlocks, and there ya go. His singing was pure crap on Tuesday night, which I likened to an imprompty college dorm sing-along on a Friday night attended by losers who couldn’t get laid. Bring your guitar and let’s jam, man. Yeah, and wonder why you can’t get laid.
Well, Jason could, but his groupies are of an age group that would land him in jail if he did.
Speaking of jail bait, young David Archuleta is boring my ass more and more each week. He sings everything the same, and while his voice is great and powerful and he hits all the right notes, there’s more to being an entertainer than that. Nevertheless, his fan base is strong, albeit not yet hormonal. He’ll be in there at the end, as everybody has been predicting all along.
Dear Brookie was her usual weird self and she deserves to go, but as we noted last week, she has a large fan base of her own. She was a nanny, so it is natural for little rich kids to want to vote for her, as they would all like to have her instead of their own sadistic nannies.
Finally, David Cook, who is this Turkey’s favorite, might have a rough time of it because he appeals to an older crowd. That would be the 13-21 year-old group. However, we expect him to share the stage at the Kodak Theater on the final night this season.
To recap, popularity contests suck, and Syesha draws the short straw this week.