Bitter "Idol" Reject Gets Trendy Makeover

5/23/2007 8:02 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Ever since security booted lippy Ian Benardo from "American Idol" auditions, the uber-flamboyant New Yorker has kept himself busy ... "with West Hollywood escorts?!"

The "A.I." reject, clad in a lime green "outfit," including lime green boots from the Bobby Trendy collection, bragged about his new hobby to our cameras just before heading to tonight's finale.

Wait'll you see who he brought as his date!