American Idol Top 13 Media Roundup (UPDATED)

Here’s a round up of media interviews from last night’s post-show press conference.  Check out post-reveal thoughts from the American Idol 11 Top 13,  Randy, Jennifer, Steven and Ryan.

Entertainment Weekly Q&A with the Top 13Read it Here.  Sample hilarity from Heejun

This is the point when contestants often get makeovers — anything you’d love or loathe to change? – Heejun Han: Whatever they do, they never could overcome my beauty.

Who gives the most constructive and helpful feedback: Steven, Jennifer, or Randy? Heejun Han: Jennifer Lopez called me poppy and I love it. Thank you.

From E! Online, interviews with the Judges and the Top 13. Click the link for Videos

“In some cases they dug too deep,” Tyler noted. Jackson nodded his head and added: “I think Reed (Grimm) kind of blew himself out. But I gotta tell you, Erika Van Pelt, I could feel it in her soul how bad she wanted it.”

Van Pelt definitely gave it all she got, because she even choked up on camera while she talked to us! “[Singing] drew everything out of me,” she says. “Obviously people saw I had pretty raw emotions on that stage.”

Extra TV – Interview with the Judges

Extra TV – Interview with The Contestants

FOX 5 Interview with Heejun and Elise

American Idol Top 13:

American Idol Top 13

Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson talk 13

Jennifer Lopez on the Top 13

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