By now you’ve realized that we’re probably the only people in America not watching Idol. Not ’cause we’re too good for it (we’ve seen that reality show Wedding Crashers — made us wanna slit our wrists), it’s just that the talent seems pretty boring.
So Tuesday night, New Jersey’s own Jon Bon Jovi was mentor to the contestants, and he let this happen.
And the judges loved it! They acknowledged the risk, Simon acknowledged it would polarize the voters. But beatboxing Blake “made it his own” enough to move on. And remind us why we haven’t been watching.