Contestant Jacob Lusk on Season 10 of “American Idol” has moved on from his time in competition and is now the lead singer of the band Gabriel’s. The star is now opening up about how he was treated behind the scenes on ‘American Idol’.
Lusk was a contender on the show’s tenth season in 2011, which eventually saw him close to the finish and finish fifth.
Gabriel’s is a band that mixes secular gospel sounds and pop sounds, According to NME. The outlet also reported that Elton John had praised the band’s 2020 single, calling it “one of the most touching records I’ve heard in the past 10 years.”
Lusk Says ‘American Idol’ Featured ‘Gay Bashing’
in interview with bbc, Lusk has opened up about his time on “American Idol”.
“It was a lot of manipulation,” he said of the show. “There was a lot of, like, gay bashing going on behind the scenes. Oh, it was insidious.”
He said he wasn’t sure “who I am” during the show, which he believes made it difficult for producers to portray him in any light.
“I wasn’t gay enough, I wasn’t straight enough, I wasn’t man enough, I wasn’t black enough,” he told the outlet. “For some people, this was baffling.”
The singer also shared that after he was eliminated, he couldn’t go back and watch the videos.
“Like, I literally thought I couldn’t sing,” he said. “It was awful.”
Sanjaya, an American Idol finalist, has previously criticized the show
Sanjaya, who was on the sixth season of “American Idol,” said he always felt like a joke when he was on the show, as he revealed in an interview with from the inside.
The singer revealed that he was asked to return to the show for season 20 in 2022, but wanted to set some ground rules before traveling to attend the show.
“I am totally disappointed,” Sanjaya told the producers of “American Idol” when they called to see if he would be back. “I just want to say one thing: Every time I went to ‘American Idol,’ I was annoyed with the joke. If I go back, it would be really nice to be able to present myself as an artist, not as a reality TV joke.”
He said they called him later to tell him that his trip would be “too expensive” for the show.
“I think borders are very expensive,” Sanjaya told Insider.
The singer also said in the interview that he felt the producers were only making specific edits and said he thought it was all “contrived” and “calculated.”
According to Insider, Sanjaya appeared on Vote for Worst, which Howard Stern asked his listeners to vote on. According to Insider, it was intended to “spoil the show.”
according to him Wikipedia Page, the singer “usually mocked” in popular culture.
The disappointment doesn’t stop there. caleb johnson season 13 winner Talk to the insider On his time on ‘American Idol’ and why he was ‘really grumbled’ about winning the season.
Justin Hawkins wrote the first single, “As Long As You Love Me”.
“I knew if you win you have to sing the song, and the song was just bullshit,” Johnson told outlets. “Like it was the worst song ever.”
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