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Todrick Hall of 'American Idol'
Think: Nikko Smith? Maybe a little Anwar Robinson?
Our Unscientific Hunch Before the Top 24: So I kinda liked Todrick Hall. The jokey original song he did for his audition wasn't bad, nor was anything we saw from him in Hollywood. The idea of an African-American male singer with a full-service entertainment background on "American Idol" was an appealing one, since it's a type the show has rarely, if ever, had. Then I read about the Todrick Hall traveling musicals possibly bilking the parents of kids who signed on to be extras? Umm... Yeah. That's not good. Even if the whole situation is being misrepresented, it's *still* sketchy. The show probably won't acknowledge the mini-scandal and Todrick certainly won't acknowledge the mini-scandal and 90% of "Idol" viewers will never read about the mini-scandal. But it sure takes away from any enthusiasm I might have felt about Todrick's chances of advancing past the Top 12.
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