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Do you ever wonder what the American Idol contestants are like off-camera? We asked eliminated contestant Elise Testone and were totally shocked by what she had to say.

Elise also gets candid about what it was like being the oldest contestant in the house, and says of her fellow finalists, "I felt protective over them!"

Check out the clip below, where Elise reminisces about a particularly emotional moment, gives us behind-the-scenes scoop, and admits whether or not she feels relieved for the competition to be over.