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'American Idol': J.Lo Cries After Sending Chris Medina Home

February 24, 2011 (6:56 am) GMT
Jennifer Lopez felt bad for axing Chris Medina, and for another outcast Hollie Cavanagh she has some encouragement.
'American Idol': J.Lo Cries After Sending Chris Medina Home

broke into tears in the February 23 episode of "". The female judge couldn't hold back her tears when announcing that the aspiring singer didn't make it to the next round, "It honestly breaks my heart to say this, but you did not make it into the top 24."

Chris seemed to take the news quite well, saying calmly to the camera "Now I'm gonna go home and keep writing music, you know, take care of my fiancee and make a miracle happen." This guy touched viewers' hearts with his story of staying devoted to his fiancee who is suffering from brain damage.

And J.Lo felt bad for sending the kind-hearted man home. "I just don't feel like I told him in the right way ... I felt so bad," she choked back her tears. "I don't want to do this any more." Fellow judges and comforted her. Randy told her in assurance tone, "You did it the best way possible."

In this episode, all contestants were required to sing their renditions of ' songs, and Chris sang "A Hard Day's Night" with Casey Abrams and delivered 's "Fix You" solo. Also going home that night were Hollie Cavanagh, LaKeisha Lewis, Alex Ryan and DeAndre Brackensick.

Talking to Hollie, J.Lo said of her elimination, "I was outvoted here. I wanted to put you through. I honestly think you have one of the best voices, and you belong in the top 24. In a year or two, honestly, Hollie, I feel like you could come back and win."

Paul McDonald and Kendra Chantelle successfully wowed the judges with their duet of "Blackbird". Paul, additionally, was praised as an "idol material" after singing his solo set. He advanced to the Top 24. The other ones who go to the next round are Naima Adedapo, Clint Jun Gamboa, Haley Reinhart and Ashthon Jones. The rest of the semifinalists will be revealed on the next episode.

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