AI airs Wednesday and Thursday this week, but the show has already made headlines with news that singers reportedly lip-synch parts of the group song.
That's what an anonymous AI staffer told E! Online, and Season 1 runner-up Justin Guarini confirmed the suspicion recently. Here's what he said on TV Guide Network's "Idol Wrap":
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"Every single year, we cannot stand the group performances. I know they can't stand it either. And I think what makes [the group performances] even worse now is that they're lip-synched. They're really prerecorded now."
If it's true, this news has absolutely no effect on my feelings toward AI. At best, I'm amazed the group songs still sound so bad even with lip-synching.
And hey...doctor the singing as much as you want. I watch the group songs for the bad dance moves.