Memorable 'American Idol' Wannabes See What They Look Like Now!

5/13/2015 12:56 AM PDT


Since its premiere in 2002, "American Idol" has seen its share of wannabes turn up for their misguided attempt at stardom -- hosts and judges included -- only to quickly return to obscurity.

With Season 14 wrapping up -- and the show nearing its final curtain, allow us to remind you of some memorable weirdos ... and show you what they look like now. Time sure does fly when you fail at karaoke competitions!

William Hung (Season 3)



Renaldo Lapuz (Season 7)



Norman Gentle, aka Nick Mitchell (Season 8)



Gen. Larry Platt, Pants on the Ground Guy (Season 9)



Sanjaya Malakar (Season 6)



Bikini Girl Katrina Darrell (Season 8)



Kara DioGuardi (Judge, Seasons 8-9)



Brian Dunkleman (Host, Season 1)