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My Letter to Kris Allen

Dear Kris:

I just wanted to write this letter because after tonight, I may never see you again. If America got it right last night, I will. But I'm not banking on it.

You did not deserve to be thrown under the bus by those Idol judges last night. Keep in mind that they were just supporting the pre-ordained Gokey. (I will not even get into THAT rant again, because this letter is about you.)

You've come a long way kid. And I ain't talkin' about just those looks of yours. Who knew from that day long ago, when you came into my life, singing "Man In The Mirror," you'd be here now -- in the Top 4? You were certainly the underdog, and I am proud to say you really have come into your own.

I will be watching you tonight with bated breath. And please know, if it's you who goes home, instead of that Danny, there will be a silent tear, falling down a little cheek, in a little apartment, somewhere in the South. You didn't deserve such abuse last night. And anytime you need a break from little wifey, I will be your shoulder to cry on. Yes, in fact, just come home. Momma's waiting.

With love, understanding, and a warm pillow to rest your wearied little head,


  1. sandyeggo5/06/2009

    Kris, I am quite sure will have a good career and we shall be waiting to purchase his music.

    Nice letter..... I am pulling for him tonight.

    May 06, 2009
    02:52 PM PST

  2. hydralisk5/06/2009

    First of all, nice letter.

    Second, I won't be too fast in predicting he'd go, because 3 prediction sites have 3 different people in the bottom. the Z one had Kris, The V one had Danny, and the I one had Allison.

    For all you know, Kris might be safe tonight.

    May 06, 2009
    03:02 PM PST

  3. Lady_4695/06/2009

    If this show's Contestants staying in are based like they should be by America voting on their singing ability and it be between Danny and Kris, I totally agree with you that Kris should be the one to remain.



    May 06, 2009
    03:04 PM PST

  4. MaShaLa5/06/2009

    Kris,You have class and a charming voice..please do not let Last Night get you down. Your gonna go far. I can only imagine Kris how proud your family is let along your friends and family...Keep your head up high and Good Luck

    May 06, 2009
    03:09 PM PST

  5. pianoteacher5/06/2009

    Well I like Kris the best. That being said, I believe that Adam and Danny seem to be the chosen ones.

    May 06, 2009
    03:50 PM PST

  6. swingink5/06/2009

    Kris' song was one of the most original of the night. What was up with those judges talking to him like that, especially Simon with his ice comment. The only thing icy there was Simon's heart from the ice running through his veins. While I never would've predicted it till now, I think it's Danny who might be the big-shock elimination this season. His vocal cords sound like they need a rest anyway. Too bad about his song choice last night when he could've wowed the crowd with something softer.

    May 06, 2009
    03:53 PM PST

  7. Kris is the kind of contestant whose journey I love watching. He came in as the underdog, stayed on, kinda in the background most of the time, and before you know it, he learned how to blossom. Remember 'Summertime'? Remember 'The Way You Look Tonight'? It's like AI helped him develop as a singer, really come into his own bit by bit, and we were all there to see it happen.

    We didn't see him go on elimination night. But I'd still have sacrificed him, if only Allison could stay :(

  8. hattorf5/07/2009

    Hey, I loved your letter. So heartfelt, and true. We'll see what happens tonight. Maybe we'll all get a pleasant surprise and Danny will leave us. I won't be surprised if Kris ends up going, but I WILL be upset. Especially if I have to look at Danny's smug smiling face again when he is deemed "safe." I guess we'll have to suffer through watching him get stomped by Adam in the final showdown. Kris IS THE BEST, and he will have an incredible musical career ahead of him.

    May 06, 2009
    05:02 PM PST

  9. Ms. Davis5/07/2009

    What a lovely letter, but hot dang! You were wrong! He's still in it! WhooHooo!!!!

    May 07, 2009
    07:19 AM PST


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