Did American Idol’s Jermaine Jones Deserve Elimination?

American Idol¬†season 11 contestants were shocked last night when one of their own was thrown off the show over his undisclosed criminal history and multiple outstanding warrants. Fans of Jermaine Jones, nicknamed the ‘gentle giant’ by host Ryan Seacrest, were extremely upset by the soulful singer’s elimination from American Idol last night.

You kind of want to feel both bad or and angry at Jermaine Jones for getting booted on American Idol last night because of his criminal past. Considering the show’s previous history with having to throw off people over their troubles with the law, I’m pretty sure Jones was asked directly at some point if he had ever been arrested or had any outstanding warrants. Actually, I’m quite surprised that American Idol didn’t turn up all this junk earlier. His fellow contestants were also rather stunned by this, according to fellow contestant Erika Van Pelt.

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Jermaine Jones American Idol Journey Ends After Criminal Record Revealed

On American Idol Wednesday night, contestant Jermaine Jones was eliminated after it was discovered he had not disclosed a lengthy history of trouble with the law. The 25-year-old vocal coach was thrown out of American Idol after it was revealed he currently has outstanding warrants back home in New Jersey stemming from several alleged criminal run-ins with the police.

Jermaine Jones barely made it into the American Idol finalists in the first place. He was originally eliminated from the top 12 finalists, but brought back on to make it a top 13 when the judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson regretted cutting the soulful singer.

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