Thursday, February 17, 2011
Last night on American Idol during the group audition night, a contestant committed a worse sin than forgetting his lines; he didn't learn them in the first place! He actually brought a cheat-sheet held in his hand during his solo part of the act.
Steve Tyler rhetorically asked the guy why didn't he write the words on his arm and not be so conspicuous. Regardless, it was too late and that guy was done.
I didn't realize that was a cardinal sin in the American Idol rules. But it is understandable. If they allowed people to bring cheat-sheets, the show would appear as a glorified karaoke show.