Erika Van Pelt


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11 Ways to Fix American Idol

With the 11th Season of American Idol complete, we feel like things are getting a little tired in Hollywood. Don't get us wrong: Phillip Phillips is a deserving champ, but it was just a bit too predictable that he'd win, even in the face of some amazing competition. Will a girl, even one as talented as Jessica Sanchez, really have a chance to win ever again now that the young girls of America have proven their voting supremacy?

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American Idol Rocker Erika Van Pelt… Former Pageant Girl?

American Idol's most recent castoff Erika Van Pelt quickly became known as this season's resident rocker-chick — so we were pretty shocked to find out that the 26-year-old former DJ was actually a finalist in the Miss Rhode Island Pageant.
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American Idol's Erika Van Pelt: "I Never Had My Moment"

Season 11 of American Idol has become all about the moments that make a contestant stand out from the crowd. As the judges have awarded select Idol hopefuls with standing ovations, Jennifer Lopez has become the show's authority on whether or not a performance was "a moment" or not.
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American Idol's Erika Van Pelt reveals that she was in pageants!
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2002 American Idol TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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