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Casey Abrams Acknowledges He Was Too Weird for 'American Idol' (VIDEO)

by Stephanie Opella, posted Sep 28th 2011 5:00PM

'American Idol' fan favorite Casey Abrams checked in with 'Good Day LA' (weekdays, 9AM PT on Fox) to talk about the 'Idols Summer Tour' and perform a very 'Casey' interpretation of the Rob Thomas/Santana song 'Smooth.'

He reported that all of the former 'Idol' contestants were getting along well on the tour. "More than you'd imagine," he said. "James Durbin got us into wrestling ... watching it, we weren't doing it."

Casey's eclectic style, which is a little rock and a lot of jazz, got him all the way to the Top 6 in Season 10, but he didn't connect with everyone. When Dorothy Lucey asked him if he thought he was too weird for 'Idol,' he concurred. "I feel ... yes, yeah. A little too much, you know?"



But that's not what Jillian Barberie thought. She fawned over him during the interview and stood right in from of him during his performance, later tweeting "@CaseyAbrams sounds Amazing!"


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tenaclark

Casey wasn't weird, he was just too talented for American Idol. He was a true musician/singer.

September 28 2011 at 5:33 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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