Did You Know: Crystal Almost Quit ‘Idol’ Two Weeks Ago?

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"I'd rather be sleeping in a subway station again than be hanging around you people much longer."

According to Access Hollywood, my favorite American Idol, Crystal Bowersox, almost quit American Idol two weeks ago! Everybody’s favorite dentally-impared blues singer apparently had enough of the corny group sings, ramblings from Kara and Tim Urban getting her friends kicked off the show.  (I’m telling you, it was probably those white go-go boots that did it!)

According to Access Hollywood it was actually Ryan Seacrest who convinced her to stay. Read on:

American Idol contestant Crystal Bowersox has been a frontrunner on the FOX reality competition from the start, but she reportedly almost quit the show two weeks ago.According to TMZ, the soulful dreadlocked rocker walked off the show and was ready to call it quits, when host Ryan Seacrest saved the day.

The incident reportedly took place in the parking lot following the taping of the show in front of a group of people.

Crystal reportedly told Ryan, “What’s the point?” and said she couldn’t handle the competition. The singer said she was planning on leaving and returning to Ohio to be with her family.

Ryan reportedly consoled the singer telling her, “The greatest thing I ever did was make enough money so I could buy my mom a house. You can buy your mom a house.”

Ryan’s little pep talk appears to have worked. Crystal remains in the competition and last week sang Elvis Presley’s, “Saved,” which yet again earned her very high praise from the judges.

Is it true? Who knows, but I’m sure glad she stayed. She’s one of the only contestants with enough fan power to over-throw the Cabbage Patch Kid, Tim Urban.

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