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Crystal Bowersox fans usually aren't worried about her getting kicked off American Idol (I mean, she's amazing ... why would we?) but apparently we should be worried about her quitting. Say it ain't so, Crystal!
TMZ reported that Crystal was ready to throw in the towel about two weeks ago. After the show, she was overheard telling Ryan Seacrest that she didn't like the attention and that she wasn't ready for this. She missed her family and wanted to go back to Ohio.
Poor girl. She's a mama, so I can't imagine how hard it is being away from her little boy.
Ryan did some fast talking, saying that if she wins this, she'll land a record deal, make the money, and it'll all be worth it. He told her, "The greatest thing I ever did was make enough money so I could buy my mom a house. You can buy your mom a house." Nice work, Seacrest.
Obviously it worked. For the time being.
Hang in there, Crystal!
Do you think Ryan should have intervened and talked her out of quitting? Or do you think it's a good thing that he did?