The American Idol 2012 Top 7 Results revealed that Jessica Sanchez was in the list of the official bottom 3 in the results as reported by entertainment news sites, April 12, 2012.
The other two AI contestants in the bottom 3 group were:
- Elise Testone
- Joshua Ledet
Viewers were shocked with the official results. How can Jessica Sanchez, a leading contender in the reality singing American TV show be at the bottom 3?
It was officially announced though, and reportedly, the three American Idol 2012 judges, Steven Tyler, Jessica Sanchez and Randy Jackson opted to use their one save for her.
The American Idol 2012 Top 7 results shocked millions of viewers worldwide and some voiced out their misgivings about the results. Some fans probably became complacent of Jessica‘s standing and have not voted, like the Twitter fan below.
“I forgot to vote for Jessica Sanchez last night, sorry, I’ll vote for you a million times next week.”
“dang da judges didnt even let her finish singing..but oh well Jessica Sanchez aint going no where!!! 🙂 (sic.)
“I can’t believe Jessica Sanchez almost got eliminated! Seriously America? This girl has the talent. Good thing the judges used the save.”
Jessica’s fans in her home country, Philippines, were equally shocked with the results. Twitter and Facebook were a-buzz with the near elimination of their idol, Jessica Sanchez from American Idol 2012.
More reactions on Twitter with the AI 2012 judges’ reaction, and the save video can be viewed here.