If you did not expect to see season-long front runner Adam Lambert in American Idol's bottom two this week, know that the singer who ultimately got sent home shares in your astonishment.
"I was definitely surprised that Adam was there with me," Matt Giraud said in a Thursday press conference call. "He didn't really like his performance [of "Feeling Good"], but I thought he was great."
Prior to landing in the bottom two, Adam was asked by host Ryan Seacrest to ally himself with either of two pairs of fellow singers — essentially declaring whether he thought he was safe this week as well as share his opinion on who wasn't.
"It was a cruel twist," said Matt ...read more
Throughout American Idol's final weeks, as each sing-off signs off, TVGuide.com will be checking in with TV Guide Network hosts/Idol alums Justin Guarini and Kimberly Caldwell for their particularly qualified takes on who soared, who stumbled, and which judge's review most rang true.
This week, Guarini shares his thoughts on who Rat-Packed a punch as they tackled jazz standards. Get his full review after the jump.read more