American Idol 2012 Top 7 Shocking Elimination Results:
“Idol” favorites Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet are in the bottom three in a shocker, along with Elise Testone. Joshua was the first one safe, leaving Elise and Jessica in the Bottom 2. Then, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest announced that Sanchez received the fewest amount of votes.
Last night, the top 7 finalists performed songs from ‘This Decade’ and Sanchez took Jazmine Sullivan’s ‘Stuttering.’ WATCH Jessica Sanchez sing ‘Stuttering’ on American Idol Top 7 (VIDEO)
But as Jessica Sanchez started singing for her life, Jennifer Lopez shouted “Gimme that mic!” and marched up on stage. “This is crazy! Yes, we’re gonna use the save! Go sit down!”, she added.
“This girl is one of the best singers in America – are you kidding me?! Everyone, please vote for the best!” said Randy Jackson, after they officially saved Jessica.
Watch the American Idol Top 7 Shocking Elimination Result below:
Meanwhile, TMZ insider said that producers are scrambling to convince the judges to use their save tonight, as the person going home is someone they think is one of the strongest on the show.
Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe tweeted, “Okay no BS I am truly shocked by tonight’s #AmericanIdol result! #idon’tunderstand!”
And host Ryan Seacrest adds on Twitter, “There is a result tonight on @AmericanIdol that some would say is very shocking!”
The remaining idols in the competition are still Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone.
What are your thoughts on Jessica Sanchez being saved from elimination on American Idol? Did the public make the right vote?