• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest
MAY
15
2 YEARS

'American Idol' Season 12 Exit Interviews: A Look Back (Video)

For the eliminated contestants of 2013, the journey home begins with THR's special correspondent -- and season 10 alum -- Casey Abrams.

Casey Abrams American Idol Interviews

Every week, American Idol sends a finalist home -- but not before they step in front of the cameras for one last interview with The Hollywood Reporter's special correspondent (and season 10 alum) Casey Abrams.

All of season 12, Abrams, along with season nine finalist Didi Benami and THR contributor Fred Bronson, were there to comfort the singers and offer one last chance to address their fans and get goofy with Abrams.

PHOTOS: 'American Idol' Season 12 Finalists' Hometown Visits

Check out THR's video gallery to relive these memorable moments, like when Angie Miller's accessories got caught in Abrams’ hair, when Amber Holcomb and Abrams gushed about mentor Harry Connick, Jr. and the skinny on Burnell Taylor’s amazing weight loss. Plus, who is Abrams’ “man-crush? Watch the clips below...

Twitter: @Idol_Worship; @Michele Amabile