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'Idol' NBA Cheerleader

Mass Bikini Photo Hunt

Crashes Website

1/21/2012 4:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Brittany Kerr bikini swimsuitYou weren't the only one who Googled that smoking hot NBA cheerleader from "American Idol" this week -- THOUSANDS of other people did too ... and TMZ has learned, the massive surge in traffic crashed her manager's website.

In case you missed Wednesday's episode, the smokeshow's name is Brittany Kerr -- a cheerleader for the Charlotte Bobcats. J.Lo wasn't that impressed with her audition, but Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson eagerly handed the girl a ticket to Hollywood.

But the fanfare didn't end there ... a rep for Kerr's management company -- which hosts multiple photos of her on its website -- tells TMZ, its site was forced to shut down for hours after a massive surge in traffic crippled its servers.

But Kerr's management company wasn't the only thing affected ... photographer Jim Merrill -- who recently snapped Kerr in a bikini shoot -- tells TMZ, he had to scramble to buy additional bandwidth for his website to accommodate all the voyeurs.

Merrill tells us, he typically gets about 5,000 hits a month on his website -- but just moments after Kerr's audition, his traffic ballooned to 20,000 hits.

Never underestimate America's online stalking abilities.

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31.

PokerStar    

J-ho voted "no" against Brit. Jealous much Jenny from my *ock?

Check out Brit on Yardbarker website. She is smoking hot.

970 days ago
32.

Freddy    

Every time TMZ sees a chick in a bikini she's all of a sudden the hottest woman on the planet. Now don't get me wrong the girl is attractive but not "smoking hot". TMZ = the most shallow people on Earth. I still love you guys though.

970 days ago
33.

Liz    

I didnt see the point of JLo saying no. She sang good. I honestly think she picked a safe song. But she did pretty well, no need to hate JLo

970 days ago
34.

Jill Kennedy    

Definitely smoking hot - and not a bad singer. But this show is done - dead show walking. They may limp through another season but that will be it. No one cares anymore - unless there's a smoking hot chick. The producers really need her to go far.
http://mankabros.com/blogs/onmedea/2012/01/19/american-idol-dead-show-walking/

970 days ago
35.

Zutopia    

hey J LOW...jealous much?

970 days ago
36.

christy    

OMG REALLY? Jennifer said "no" ! what a jealous little b!tch.

970 days ago
37.

Jennifer    

Damn, "J-LO" hat'in on this girl! Envy is an ugly color girl. Here, lets brake this down. Jennifer Lopez, old, born 1969, former ghetto dancer turned (horrible) singer. Brittany- young, fresh, new, NBA dancer, 24 years old vs. old married a dozen times with kids- JHO, Yeah, its obvious why Brittany got "Oh I think I'll pass this time" HAHA LMAO! Nasty, bitter Jennifer Hopez

970 days ago
38.

Sociopaths are Sad    

J. Lo was obviously jealous but that doesn't change the fact that she was right. This girl wasn't that good. She was okay. She looks better than she sings. And she's a hot looking girl if you like blondes. But singing? She will be outshone by some average looking fat girl who will go on to win & have plastic surgery to look just as good if not better than this cheerleader. LOL.

970 days ago
39.

Soapy Johnson    

Photos of Brittany Kerr make many words meaningless ... http://placeitonluckydan.com/2012/01/brittany-kerr-goes-to-hollywood/

970 days ago
40.

Courtney    

She can sing a lil bit ,but she's really beautiful so im sure if she finds the right songs to sing that fits her melody she'll be a finalist.She's a breath taker.

970 days ago
41.

ron paul 2012    

RON PAUL 2012

970 days ago
42.

Kayla    

Holy jealous much. J-lo is jello hahahaha!

970 days ago
43.

Chelsea    

It's because she looks like Carrie Underwood and I am guessing people are looking to see if there is any relationship there. That is the first thing I thought when I looked at her

970 days ago
44.

toby altune    

Why do people have stupid, unjustified negative remarks about someone they do not EVEN know? She did a great job, looked great and came to do the same thing anyone else would do. Try to make on America's #1 show.

969 days ago
45.

LongHairDontCare    

Check her out in this music video!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aNRzBr99Gg

967 days ago
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