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Jermaine Jones' 'American Idol' Elimination Was Televised

Wed, March 14, 2012 10:24pm EDT by William Earl 14 Comments
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The show revealed the emotional moment Jermaine was eliminated for lying about arrest warrants — do YOU think he should have been booted?

Jermaine Jones was kicked off of American Idol for concealing his previous arrests, and on the March 14 episode cameras caught his shocking dismissal!

Jermaine, 25, sat with two executive producers — including Nigel Lythgoe — who explained why they couldn’t have him on the show anymore.

“The fact is we are not allowed to have anybody that has an outstanding warrant on the program — and you have four of them against you,” one of the producers said.

Jermaine explained why he hid the allegations, saying he didn’t want his history to impact his opportunities on the show.

“I just was scared and nervous,” he said. “I didn’t want to get judged. I didn’t want to get penalized for anything that happened in the past.”

Do YOU think Jermaine was kicked off the show in order to boost ratings, HollywoodLifers?

— William Earl

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