Idol Fix Exposed
Paula Abdul's stupor may have pulled back the curtain on the plot to destroy Jason Castro tonightóit was the first night that the contestants sang two songs each, so they ran through all their initial performances, then came out to be judged at the end of the first half-hour.
And Paula used this opportunity to tell Jason, who went first, that while she liked the use of his lower vocal register on "Forever In Blue Jeans," his second song "felt like your usual charm was missing for me... it left me a little empty. The two songs made me feel like you're not fighting hard enough to get into the top four." But he only performed one song! Apparently those second-song comments were meant for David Cookóbut then when Paula "recovered" to give Cookie her critique. - more on the conspiracy