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‘American Idol’ facing third lawsuit from rejected contestant

HollywoodNews.com: Ian Benardo was rejected from ‘American Idol’ and is now suing for a third time claiming that he was discriminated against and exploited. He reportedly claims that ‘AI’ producers asked him to “gay it up” when he tried out for the show, states TMZ. The two previous times he filed[...]

‘American Idol’ sued in $300 million matter

HollywoodNews.com: A contestant who was once rejected by ‘American Idol’ but then asked to appear on the 2010 finale is not happy about how the situation played out. Ian Benardo is claiming that problems with ‘Idol’ began in 2006 when he first tried out and was told by producers to “gay[...]

Dane Cook harassed by “American Idol” contestant

Hollywoodnews.com: Stand-up comedian Dane Cook, who delighted “American Idol” viewers with his crooning ability on the finale, is being threatened by Ian Benardo, a one-time hopeful from the TV show. Benardo, a flamboyant diva from a few seasons ago, interrupted Cook’s act by grabbing the microphone away from him and[...]