I Just Ruined My Make-up.
I have watched every season of American Idol since the year Taylor Hicks won. Until this year. As a huge Paula Abdul fan, I was sad to see her go. I thought the Ellen addition last year, and Kara staying around would make things watchable after Paula's departure. Then Simon left. Sheesh! I felt too much of my life was devoted to making sure I watched every audition, Hollywood round, and elimination. This year I vowed to steer clear of all things American Idol. I've heard a few clips of the initial auditions, and they're either really good--or horrid. I heard about Chris Medina from the Milwaukee auditions this morning, and knew I had to find the video. I just got done watching it. So here I sit, in my office, barely able to see through my lower lids brimming with tears...and ruining my make-up. Watch the video. If you're like me, Steven Tyler's hug and whisper to Chris' fiancee will have you bawling. On the other hand, you may not cry--if you're a cold-hearted snake.