Kelly Clarkson reportedly “abruptly left the set of World Idol after losing.”

Kelly Clarkson reportedly “abruptly left the set of World Idol after losing.”
Going into the competition, Kelly Clarkson was the favorite to win World Idol; leaving the competition, Kelly reportedly didn’t even congratulate the winner. Winner Kurt Nilsen tells the New York Post they “didn’t get to talk. I think she went back to her hotel I guess.” Earlier, he made his first trip to the United States to hear Kelly in concert. The paper reports Kelly “appeared to grow increasingly disgruntled as the votes from different regions were tallied and it became clear she was losing to an otherwise-unknown singer from a small Scandinavian country,” and “appeared dazed by the loss.”

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.