Crystal Bowersox Almost Quit Idol


Can you imagine an American Idol season even weaker than the current one? You would have had just that, if it weren't for your guardian angel Ryan Seacrest. TMZ reports that dreadlocked Idol frontrunner Crystal Bowersox was thisclose to quitting the competition two weeks ago, until Seacrest convinced her to stick in it so that she could buy her mother a house someday. Meanwhile, a blithe Simon Cowell was like, "Eh, do what you want." [TMZ]