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Adam Lambert Explains Why He Wasn't on 'Idol' Final

May 27, 2010 (8:46 am) GMT
In a Twitter rant he blasted reporters for spreading lies that he could not make it because he was not asked to appear while in fact he was working on his tour.

was noticeably absent from "" season 9 final on Wednesday, May 26 night while a number of familiar faces from show turned up to pay a tribute. Rumor has it he was on doctor's order to rest his vocal and some nasty rumors said Adam was not even invited to be on the stage.

In a series of Twitter rant, Adam defended his situation, saying both rumors are wrong. "Would have loved 2 have been at the Idol Finale to wish Simon farewell and support the finalists, but this tour for my fans is my priority," he began with the real reason.

Shortly after he posted another tweet, saying "I have now just been made aware of more gossip and rumormill: First of all, i was never asked to appear on the finale in any capacity. 2nd: I DID come down w a throat bug most likely caught on my flight back from this past weekends' concert in Boston."

He was particularly disappointed at irresponsible reporters who spread false stories about his absence. He wrote, "sad that Im forced to defend myself bout situation no one pointing fingers knew any factual details about. Im working so hard on this tour!! All i ever heard was: 'you've not been asked to perform on finale. Would you like to sit in the audience?' Me:sorry-Too much work to do today."

Also not coming to the finale where was crowned the winner, was . The show's past winners all came to sing "Together We Are One" but Cook was unable to attend because he was doing a cancer charity event in Kansas City. He tweeted, "Congrats to Lee Dewyze! So sorry I couldn't be there to see all my fellow idols. I'm there in spirit!"



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