The American singing competition show American Idol —; present has generated controversy over the years in numerous areas. Many of the controversies have centered on the show's voting process and results, and in later seasons, gender bias against female contestants, as well as contestant comments. Another major source of controversy that has spanned multiple seasons has been the activities of contestants prior to competing on the show such as past recording contracts in contravention of the rules, and undisclosed criminal charges. Voting has been the biggest source of controversy with American Idol becoming embroiled in numerous controversies in various seasons over the voting process and its results.
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American Idol 's grand season finale on Sunday was a big night for the show's contestants, and for Katy Perry as well. The songstress, who rocked a daisy-covered dress during the remotely shot finale, gave fans a debut performance of her new song, "Daisies," shortly before a new winner was crowned. The beautifully colorful performance saw Perry -- rocking a hot pink dress that showed off her growing baby bump -- dancing on a psychedelic digital stage that changed and transformed using computer generated imagery while allowing her to interact with her virtual environment. The powerful song, mixed with the mind-bending visuals, created a stunning, emotional combination that truly felt like a series highlight. Perry teased the performance on Instagram before the episode kicked off, and gave fans a glimpse at the incredibly creative visual elements.
Former American Idol contestant Corey Clark was questioned under oath during a deposition about his alleged affair with Paula Abdul in the latest installment of his lawsuit against E! Television network. True Hollywood Story episode about Abdul. He also claimed they had oral sex and had unprotected sex.
Antonella Maria Barba born November 26, is an American singer. She attracted media scrutiny after semi-nude photos of her were leaked online. The show was criticized for allowing Barba to continue to compete when producers had disqualified second season contestant Frenchie Davis under similar circumstances.