July 4, 2022

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American Idol fans slam ‘RIGGED’ finale after Noah Thompson is crowned winner over Huntergirl in shocking voting results

AMERICAN IDOL fans fumed as Noah Thompson WON Season 22. Many viewers accused the show of being “rigged” and couldn’t believe it. Season 22’s finale of American Idol came to a shocking conclusion on May 22, 2022, on ABC. Fans have watched the exciting season narrow down to three finalists, all under its trio of […]

She went as far as calling the show “so boring and so fake.” Noah explained he was grateful for “Just the experience, just growing” – also sharing he donned his first suit since “prom.”

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American Idol fans claimed the season finale was ‘rigged’ after Noah Thompson won on Sunday, May 22[/caption]

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Dozens accused the long-running show of ‘favoritism’ and said he ‘wasn’t the best singer’[/caption] Another accused, “@katyperry and @lukebryan advertised for Noah and Huntergirl more on social media and live tv than for any other candidate… show is rigged unfortunately.” As even more piled on: “American Idol is rigged at this point. There’s just no way Hunter Girl didn’t win! Smh” Noah is a construction worker from Kentucky and was pushed to audition for American Idol by a co-worker. Noah was unable to take the stage during his May 8 top 5 performance and instead sang his two songs from his hotel room due to COVID.

But when host Ryan Seacrest opened the silver envelope, even more viewers were left stunned and felt something wasn’t right.
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“My little boy, he’s my strive for all this. Blows my mind that I’m even here.” Many viewers accused the show of being “rigged” and couldn’t believe it. “You have to make up things to say about people,” she said. “Half the time the performances are good.” “No offense to Noah at all but he just doesn’t have the STAR QUALITY she has! #AmericanIdol #Rigged,” wrote someone else.

‘THAT WAS WRONG’

Read more on American Idol Yet another user wrote, “Wow American Idol … has to be rigged. No way @noahthompsonmu1 won over @_LeahMarlene or @huntergirlmusic … wackkk!” Fritz Hager and Nicolina were sent home last week following some amazing performances. AMERICAN IDOL fans fumed as Noah Thompson WON Season 22. One viewer tweeted: “You got it wrong American Idol. Producers rigged the show for exactly the outcome they wanted. I am going back to The Voice.” Former judge Mariah Carey once told Australia’s Kyle and Jackie O radio show that her “non-existent feud” with fellow judge Nicki Minaj was manipulated for ratings. “My heart is beating out of my chest,” he said. “This is crazy.” But hundreds of fans were upset, feeling the show was “rigged” to favor him – some said they were tuning out for good.

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Noah Thompson and HunterGirl waited for the final results[/caption]

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Noah was revealed to be the winner, but some fans accused the show of ‘rigging’ the results[/caption]

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The audience, including Noah’s family, seemed thrilled as were other fans[/caption] He earlier performed Stay by Rihanna, his second time doing so this season – to which Lionel responded: “That’s it.” It was his dad’s dream as well that Thompson would make it in the music industry, and Thompson said, “Kind of the whole point of me being here, for my dad. I wanted to do it almost for the both of us.  “Almost 16 million votes came in for this season,” Ryan exclaimed as the male musician then pulled ahead over his country counterpart. Read More On The Sun

WHO IS NOAH THOMPSON?

His affinity for music started at a young age when his dad bought him his first guitar and gave him lessons. Noah became emotional after his name was read as the winner. Another tweeted, “I really think @AmericanIdol is rigged lol How did Noah win? Tbh, how did all 3 of them end up in the finale? L O L” He and his longtime girlfriend, Angel Dixon, have been together since 2018 and during Hollywood Week, Thompson told Lauren Alaina, “I recently became a dad.” The finalists have performed original songs and covers in tonight’s finale, but last week they sang songs by Carrie Underwood. Thompson told Hollywood Life that it was his dad who wanted him to “be in music,” but as his dad taught him to play his first chords, his love for music grew. The top two singers left in the singing competition were Noah Thompson, and HunterGirl – Leah Marlene was eliminated after the first half of the three-hour TV event. Noah shared during the season he has an infant son named Walker.

‘SOME PARTS AREN’T REAL’

Fans have watched the exciting season narrow down to three finalists, all under its trio of judges: Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and Katy Perry – all even performed during the live finale. Season 22’s finale of American Idol came to a shocking conclusion on May 22, 2022, on ABC.

Even past judges have said parts of the show aren’t “real.”
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“That was one of my favorite songs you sang all season,” said Katy. “You hit some notes boy! When you performed that earlier in the season, we knew you had something special, and you just showed that.” “Once again…American Idol needs to get their voting under control. Completely unfair and rigged.” wrote one more as dozens sang a similar furious tune.

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American Idol Season 22 has come to a close with Noah Thompson winning on May 22, 2022[/caption]

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After he beat out Huntergirl, Leah Marlene and previously – dozens of others, hundreds of fans fumed calling the show ‘rigged’[/caption]

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Even past judges have said parts of the 20-year-old singing competition ‘aren’t real’[/caption]