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'Idol' Rejects' Show Rejects 'Idol' Reject

4/14/2011 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Getting rejected from "American Idol" is bad enough -- but to add insult to injury, TMZ has learned, one ex-contestant also got shut down by OTHER "Idol" rejects ... after asking to join their reunion concert.


Sources connected with tonight's Minneapolis reunion show tell TMZ, Dr. Chris Kammer -- a giant toothbrush-carrying dentist who was cast off early in the season -- contacted the show organizer and fellow reject Caleb Hawley ... to see if they needed an MC.

Caleb wasn't into the idea -- and responded to Dr. Chris via email, writing, "Though I really appreciate your offer to MC, I think we'll hold this one down on our own."

Caleb offered to put Dr. Chris on the guest list for the show -- which also features Chris Medina and Carson Higgins --  but that wasn't good enough ... because we're told, Dr. Chris plans to protest in front of the venue before the performance.


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THIRD! (jk!)
Talk about a Sore Loser! Just go away, my friend!

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1286 days ago


I heard in other pop news...that Jesse McCartney will be releasing a perfume called Wanted By Jesse, they are launching a site and they already have a facebook page it's /wantedbyjesse and twitter is /wantedbyjesse. This should be interesting to watch. SO many Pop singers have fragrances now.

1286 days ago


@LoverGirl7 That is exciting! I remember Jesse McCartney. I also heard Wanted By Jesse women's fragrance will be in Kohls, Walmart and Sephora stores. He is about to get paid!!

1286 days ago


I knew Chris's (dentist) father and can tell you that Chris is much too old to have tried out for AI - they slipped him in as an oddity.

You should stick with what you know, dude - dentistry. Your five minutes of fame are long over.

1286 days ago


hihihihhihihihihihihhihihihihihhihihihihihihihihihi he need a live

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1286 days ago


Speaking of Idol rejects, Mentor Jimmy has to go! He's taking over the show and now telling the contestants what to sing. He's so annoying - can't anything be done about that guy?

1286 days ago


...and the rest of the story is that Caleb went out in front of the venue and talked with the doc and ended up putting him in the show. He was on last and as he sang he tossed toothbrushes out to the crowd.

1261 days ago


Caleb is a stand up guy, genuinely a nice guy all around. He did let the Dentist up on stage in the end and it was the highlight of the nite to see the guy throw glowing toothbrushes at the crowd, as Caleb puts it. You can follow Caleb as he tours the UK and the USA by checking the following sites: or If you haven't seen Caleb perform live, you are missing something wonderful. He's funny, his songs are humorous and soulful, and you must learn his cookie song and dance. You are guaranteed to have a great time when you see his show because you will laugh and smile so much your face will hurt. I hope everyone gets a chance to see him perform LIVE. Great set of pipes, and outstanding riffs. :-)

1260 days ago

Admiral Sedgewick    

Update: Caleb was so moved by the protest that he offered the dentist a spot in the show. Dr. Kammer was one of the highlights of the night with his dental antics. It was a class act by both Caleb and Chris and a highlight to an absolutely fabulous show.

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