Archived from the original on August 11, Marina del Rey Marriott . Accidents Model thrown by giant catapult as TV stunt goes horribly wrong. Radio DJ Angie Martinez was originally signed up as a fourth judge,  but quit after a few days, stating that "it became too uncomfortable for me to tell someone else to give up on their dream". Archived from the original on April 22, It was won by Ruben Studdard.
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‘American Idol’ Stars: Where Are They Now?
She still performs regularly, touring the country and singing with various orchestras. Away from music, the self-proclaimed comic book nerd and amateur artist got to draw a Batman cover for DC Comics in The show also helped Fox become the season's number three network in total viewers for the first time. The title of show was shortened from American Idol: She was inspired to audition by her best friend who died in a traffic accident.