American Idol Producer Blasts Rosie O'Donnell

Antonella Barbra can't sing worth a damn in my opinion, but you can't deny that she is a very poised and classy young lady despite all the media attention surrounding some sexy photos out there on the internet. At least that's my opinion. On Tuesday's The View Rosie O'Donnell openly disapproved of Antonella during Hot Topics and then attacked American Idol producers calling them "racist and weightist." Weightist? My spell check doesn't recognize that word, perhaps because Rosie made it up. Anyway, she is upset at the producers of AI because they've allowed Antonella to continue to participate in the contest regardless of the photos, meanwhile back in season two they dismissed African American, overweight contestant, Frenchie Davis for the very same offense. Huh, Rosie might have a point. Now AI Executive Producer, Nigel Lythgoe is fighting back. In a statement yesterday he said: "Ms. O'Donnell has, once again, spoken without thought or knowledge. Viewers need only look at the show tonight to realize that American Idol constantly confirms to America that talent has nothing to do with weight or color." I can't believe the two shows with the most drama have now come together to rule the world! Do you think Rosie is right? Should Antonella get the boot? Or will she be shown the door anyway because she kinds sucks? Talk back below.

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