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"Idol" Fans -- Get Rid of Stefano, Bring Back Pia!

4/11/2011 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"American Idol" fans are bombarding the show and FOX ... demanding they bring Pia Toscano back ... and give Stefano Langone the boot.

Our "Idol" spies tell us hundreds of fans have been begging FOX to recognize the injustice of kicking Pia off the show, and bend the rules.  It appears these fans are organized, because they come with a singular message -- Stefano has no chance of winning and therefore he should be removed now as a sacrificial lamb so Pia can come back.

We're told the fans have even reached out to Stefano ... pleading with him to remove himself from the competition.

Certainly nothing like what the fans are asking for has ever happened on "Idol" -- but hey, it never hurts to try.


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I think the whole thing was a set up so she could sign the record deal that she did today. I believe if your on Idol you can't have record deals tell your voted off. SOoooo it was a set up for sure.

1292 days ago

PRO US    

She'd be good on an audio file. That way you can listen to her sing and don't have to see her sit or stand frozen on the stage. James Cameron can get an Avatar to move and dance for her on stage.

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Stephano deserves to be in the top 5 at least, so did Pia but it didn't happen that way. Stephano has repeatedly show a lot of class by his reaction when he has been saved. It is not joy for himself on his face, bt rather compasion for who lost. If the people calling for him to step down are an example of Pia's fan, well she deserves better fans.

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No....Pia has NOT been signed for a deal yet. She has been in talks with Jimmy Lovine (the record producer who is on the show each week working with each contestant on their song selections), but has not signed on for anything. Right now, she is still under contract with 19 Entertainment until the tour is over. They have to sign off for her to sign any kind of contract with anyone else.
And seriously, this was Pia's *FIFTH* time auditioning. Obviously, there was a reason she has never made it any further than she has. Maybe the lack of an interesting *stage presence*? Makes no difference how great the voice, how great the talent. If there is no "pizazz" there, nothing to draw you in, then most people aren't interested. She has a great voice! But her stage fright still takes over when she's out there. Maybe being on the tour may help, being onstage in front of large audiences every night may help give her a boost. She needs to learn movement, her actions are rather jerky, nothing fluid. And she did always seem so stand offish from everyone else, which lead to a lot of people perceiving it as conceit or arrogance.
Hopefully, with the tour she'll build her confidence in her ability and build a level of trust in her abilities not involving singing. Once the stage fright is dealt with and overcome, then considerable changes could be made. {o:

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Really who cares? I'd lay money that almost no one will remember either of their names 2 years from now. Yawn.....

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We love Stefano langone and we wont let him go..
Besides Stefano is safe cause he has swag!
He has charisma, he is hot, he's got it all and he will win cause he is a superstar..
Vote for Fano please, he is a survivor..
and please Pia fans MOVE ON!

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Sorry the girl was BORING. She could sing but is no American Idol.

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People, she has NOT signed a record deal Yet!
Know before you crow!?! Geez!

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No big deal she was voted off she already will be picked up and will move on to record songs.

1292 days ago

Lindsey Kelly    

GET OVER IT! Stephano is there for a reason, YES HE GOT THE VOTES move on people.

1292 days ago


The War of the Guido and the Guidette!

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en Todo Momento!!    

wasn't there already an era in hollywood, where mexicans were changing their names to appear italian??? emilio estevez, charlie's own brother included??! seems no one's really a real fan of them mehicans...:C

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Oh, BOO HOO! Jennifer Hudson got booted off and is probably the most successful "kicked-off" contestants. Let it go. If she is that talented, she will be fine (or she will be on Dancing with the Stars next season! - LOL)

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Pia is gone because she didn't get enough votes; Stefano DID. He's there fair and square. Learn to tolerate him a little longer - Jacob's will be leaving before him!

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