Lauren Alaina Has Lost Her Voice & Haley Reinhart Is Rehearsing For The 'American Idol' Finale, Confirms Source!

Tue, May 24, 2011 6:50pm EDT by 9 Comments

An insider confirms with HollywoodLife.com Lauren Alaina is sick and might not be able to perform tonight on the show, which means runner-up Haley Reinhart would get her spot! Do YOU think that’s fair?

It’s a singer’s worst nightmare. The final American Idol performance of the season is tonight and Lauren Alaina has reportedly lost her voice, reports TMZ. If she can’t perform her three songs, third place runner-up, Haley Reinhart, will step in a take her spot — can you imagine?

“We’re told during the rehearsal this afternoon, Lauren — who has been losing her voice — was supposed to sing three songs. She got through the first, struggled through the second and was unable to perform the third,” the story said of the 16-year-old country pop singer.

Haley, 20, is reportedly being prepped to fill in and compete against Scotty McCreery if Lauren can’t make on stage tonight.

Many HollywoodLife.com readers were outraged when Haley was eliminated last week, so this could be her opportunity to regain her spot in the competition.

An American Idol show insider confirms the news with HollywoodLife.com, saying, “Lauren feels terribly and doesn’t want to let anyone down, but her voice is going out on her. Haley is currently rehearsing to take her spot if need be.”

What do YOU think? Should Lauren perform no matter what? Should she step down and let Haley take her spot? Sound off below!

Kirstin Benson

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maitaisoo

Posted at 3:47 AM on May 25, 2011  

I didn’t care for Scotty’s live performance of his new single tonight… seems like something was missing? So, I went to iTunes and downloaded the song… cost me $1.98. You all need to listen to this song, “I love you this big”, recorded by him in the studio… it is really perfect… No lie, I predict that this, his 1st single, will start climbing the country charts this week if he can get any play from the DJs out there. IT IS THAT GOOD. Sorry about the shouting BUT you need to hear the iTunes version… it will be just like hearing it on the radio. Very cool man.

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Devil

Posted at 10:06 PM on May 24, 2011  

this is mean but ha ha for Lauren go scotty i hope he wins

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Whit

Posted at 7:56 PM on May 24, 2011  

Lauren is a good singing… but Haley is by FAR a wayyyy better singer!
& honestly…. ANYONE would have acted a little upset or however you think she acted when RAndy and JLO JUMPED all down her throat… You can say one thing but you don’t have to just keep dragging it on for 10 minutes….
& Lauren has the attitude alot… she is cocky

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Melissa

Posted at 1:55 PM on May 26, 2011  

Hailey was the cocky one. Lauren is a sweetheart

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Ann Moore

Posted at 7:44 PM on May 24, 2011  

I totally agree..Haley does have a Bad attitude and the American people voted her OFF….Lauren should still be able to be in the final..Even if she cannot sing, still let the American People vote as to who they want to be the American Idol….But NOT Haley!!!!

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Cindy Meegan

Posted at 7:43 PM on May 24, 2011  

This is NOTTTT ok and not fair. If this is the case Scotty is 100% winning… Team Alaina since the auditions!

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LAURENFAN

Posted at 7:22 PM on May 24, 2011  

lauren should be allowed to sing! Sux if she is not able to perform but she won the right to be there. Haley went home because America did not want her in the top 2. She has a bad aatitude and is a sore loser! Hope Lauren gets better soon!!!

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Adam

Posted at 12:19 PM on July 8, 2011  

How can anyone say Haley had a bad attitude?! I praise her for sticking up for herself when she was the only one really getting knocked! I also think Steven is the only one who can fairly critique her because he is a singer! One of the best I’ll remind you. J Lo and Randy couldn’t hold a candle to Haley in that department! The truth.

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Jillian

Posted at 7:12 PM on May 24, 2011  

Haley went home for a reason. Lauren deserves the shot that she got! Hope Lauren gets well in time for the show! Not looking forward to seeing Haley back on tonight, if Lauren is unable to sing. :(

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