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'American Idol': Amber Holcomb's Last Words (Video)

THR's special "Idol" correspondent -- and season 10 alum -- Casey Abrams consoles the top 4 finalist on her elimination night.

Amber Holcomb’s American Idol exit was an emotional one as the 19-year-old struggled to maintain her composure during her final song on season 12.

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After the show, she was still having trouble keeping a straight face, but that was mostly due to The Hollywood Reporter’s special Idol correspondent Casey Abrams, himself a graduate of season 10 -- who only made it to sixth place, as he told Holcomb in an attempt to lift her spirits.

Watch Amber Holcomb interview’s “Last Words” interview above and let us know: was America right to send her home?

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