One of This Season’s ‘American Idol’ Contestants–Considered by Many to Be a Favorite to Win this Year–Wanted to Quit a Few Weeks Ago

Apr 20, 2010  •  Post A Comment

One of the contestants on "American Idol" who is considered by many a favorite to win this year wanted to quit the show a few weeks ago, according to TMZ.

The contestant was Crystal Bowersox, who was homesick and wanted to quit . According to the report, Ryan Seacrest talked her out of leaving by 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.”

Reuter’s fanfare website said it was able to confirm the TMZ story.


  1. You got the title wrong in your headline. It’s “American Idol” (with an “n”).

  2. They don’t copy edit this site.

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