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ElvisL1ves
03-31-2003, 11:56 PM
The Smoking Gun (http://www.thesmokinggun.com/doc_o_day/doc_o_day.shtml) reports that Corey - yes, the Sideshow Bob lookalike with the high, mushmouth voice that the judges inexplicably love, is the next contestant with a criminal record. Trenyce's felony theft pales next to this:Corey Clark, 22, was arrested last October following a disturbance in his family's Topeka, Kansas home. Neighbors called police after hearing a girl yelling inside the Clark residence on SW 33rd Terrace. One witness told TSG that while he heard loud noises coming from the home, "what finally caught my attention was a lot of screaming. Then I knew somebody was getting hurt."

When police arrived, Clark--now one of nine remaining "American Idol" contestants--and his 15-year-old sister Alecia were questioned separately by officers. After about 15 minutes, Clark became confrontational with cops, screaming and yelling at officers, several of whom responded by wrestling the wiry, 6-foot singer to the pavement. Clark was handcuffed behind his back and placed in a Topeka Police Department cruiser.

His trial is due in April, and could come up before he's even "officially" eliminated. My bet is, no matter what he does now, the judges are going to try to influence the votes to get him out the legal way. "Yo, dawg, that really wasn't a good song for you, knowhatimean. man?" Or, they'll invoke a small-type clause and override the votes. Anything to avoid admitting they messed up again. But he's gone, soon, and that's what matters, right, music fans?

slice
04-01-2003, 12:04 AM
His mug shot was scary, scary, scary.

In terms of what to do with him, I trust that the producers and FOX will do whatever makes the least amount of sense.

Smeghead
04-01-2003, 12:34 AM
He's been kicked off. (http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=638&ncid=762&e=1&u=/nm/20030401/en_nm/leisure_idol_dc)

Harli
04-01-2003, 09:05 AM
AHAHAHAHAHAHA. That is WAY too funny.
Man, I disliked that guy from the get-go. And he sings like crap!!!! I have no idea how he stayed on for so long.

You almost wonder if the producers did it on purpose.
"Yah, we know this guy sucks, and he's got this legal thing coming up. We'll kick him off just before it comes to trial time. That will drum up a lot of publicity."
They painted him out to be the badboy from the beginning with the night out thing.

And maybe Trenyce's turn is coming too. How else are they going to get through the remaining contestants sooner?

Indygrrl
04-01-2003, 09:26 AM
I thought he'd be the next to go, but I didn't know it would be like this. They better not mess with Trenice, she's da best.

Happy Lendervedder
04-01-2003, 10:56 AM
Originally posted by Smeghead
He's been kicked off. (http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=638&ncid=762&e=1&u=/nm/20030401/en_nm/leisure_idol_dc)

I'm so glad they included both the AP and Reuters photo with this story.

SmackFu
04-01-2003, 11:02 AM
Yes! Ha ha. He sucked so much.

GraceTX
04-01-2003, 12:04 PM
Yay! *happy dance* I never liked Corey and I was ready to see him gone. My only regret is that his sorry butt wasn't booted off by our non-votes, but hey...I'll take it.

Buh-bye!

ElvisL1ves
04-01-2003, 12:18 PM
So how are they going to fill in the extra week to keep the finals during Sweeps? Some rigged-up wildcard thing again, or just a cheesy clip show?

evilhomer
04-01-2003, 12:27 PM
My guess is cheesy clip show, or a performance show with no elimination.

It will be interesting to see how they explain Corey being gone on tonight's show.

Hobie the One
04-01-2003, 12:48 PM
Funny but he's still on the American Idol Website. Oops.

RickJay
04-01-2003, 12:59 PM
There is a God.

I sincerely doubt they'll bring back Freedomie... God, I wish they would... but maybe they'll restore Vanessa Olivarez, who was unfairly screwed in Week 1 by being made to tell a nasty joke.

However, if they bring anyone back, I have a horrible feeling the judges will screw up big time and pick a loser. the way things have gone they'll shot a brick and bring back Julia DeMato.

GraceTX
04-01-2003, 05:14 PM
The Fox website now shows Corey Clark as being disqualified.

wolfman
04-01-2003, 05:38 PM
Is there any chance that having her true love kicked off the show will cause Paula to leave in indignation? Please please please?

Zazie
04-01-2003, 05:47 PM
Happy Lendervedder, oh geez, you got me rolling on the floor laughing after I saw the picture(s) from the link!

rockle
04-01-2003, 06:21 PM
I am so glad that others out there had the courage to stand up and say what I have been thinking all along: that Corey is a no-talent ass-clown with Sideshow Bob hair. I am glad he is gone. Now, if only we could find some dirt on that screaming hack, Kimberly Caldwell ...

ISiddiqui
04-01-2003, 06:33 PM
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