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'Idol' Contestant Talks About Missing Mom

1/29/2010 1:28 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Angela Martin -- the "American Idol" contestant whose "A.I." dreams have been derailed twice by personal turmoil -- just appeared on the Ryan Seacrest radio show to make another plea to find her missing mother.

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Martin's story is heartbreaking: She's made it to Hollywood twice before auditioning again this season -- but both times, she left the show early. Her father was murdered during her "Idol" run in 2007 and in 2008 she had to quit because of a court appearance.

Now Angela has made it to Hollywood again -- but this accomplishment has been marred by the mysterious disappearance of her mother Viola Brown Martin -- who went missing the day after a family Christmas dinner back in December.

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31.

Proud2bBlack    

And NOW a mis-spelled word (Anglea)LOL you guys are too hilarious! rotf

1636 days ago
32.

RDC    

6. Hey Mr. ToRoger- Guess your two Master's ed didn't include spelling. Douchebag with an "E."

Posted at 12:22PM on Jan 29th 2010 by Saturday Afternoon
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As an white observer, everything else in the sentence was spelled correctly, including other big words, but even if they weren't, it makes you sound like an unintelligent twit, because it's a well-known fact in the intelligence community, for instance, that many brilliant doctors and surgeons can't spell. Like all the people who may spell well and know all their punctuation rules,it means that they memorized and studied to know the proper spelling and English rules. It shows they have average intelligence, nothing more. Many of them don't know diddly about math and science and are not creative thinkers. Although some of them are smart in math and science also, many of them are not.
(Notice I said well-known fact in the intelligence community, not the Sarah Palin community)

1636 days ago
33.

Irene    

There seems to be an awful lot going on with this family. Are they drug sellers or something?? Certainly not normal to have all this tragedy...someone must be out to get them.

1636 days ago
34.

tippy katz    

The "intelligence community"?
You mean spies???

1636 days ago
35.

Tye Tanikk    

For the record... @michealacarterallen

I didnt reply to ur post in which you went overboard on my post. That was not me, someone else.
I was just sayin that the word "ignorant" is alot played out and overused. That somehow makes me hateful... right. Guess I cant have an opinion, o well.

1636 days ago
36.

Some Faustkateer    

Could you people arguing about ignorance please shut up! Go to the ignorant website or something. Ignoramuses....

And yes, something about this missing mother thing seems mighty weird....

1636 days ago
37.

azh01e    

some girls have all the luck!

1636 days ago
38.

TMZBoy    

I have a novel idea...how about attemting to win votes with your voice instead of with your drama.

1636 days ago
39.

RDC    

40. The "intelligence community"?
You mean spies???

Posted at 5:30PM on Jan 29th 2010 by tippy katz
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No. I mean like doctors, scientists, physicists, biologists, architectural engineeers, electrical engineers, surgeons, chemists, and people like that. Many of them can't spell sometimes.

1636 days ago
40.

lisa    

was her mother ever found ? hate to say it but it sounds very disturbing, something is amiss , HMMMM ---------- P.S.--- highly intelligent people, very often are poor in english composition/spelling, ---- praying for you all....

1555 days ago
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