Burnell Taylor Shades Current American Idol Season: “This is What You Call the Best Season?”


Burnell Taylor has an opinion, and he’s NOT afraid to express it on social media! The American Idol season 12 alum is a little bit miffed (ok, maybe a lot) that Harry has called the current crop of contestants the most talented ever!

UPDATE: Burnell deleted the tweet. Not surprised. Here’s a screenshot. It links to Wednesday’s group number.

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Idol fans and pundits were critical of last season’s talent. Particularly the boys, whom many felt were cast as fodder to ensure a girl would win. Burnell, who went out in seventh place, was arguably the most talented of the boys. But it had to sting to hear his former mentor, Harry, praise the current crop.

It’s true, there have been weak performances on the Idol stage this year (that group number he used as an example, in particular. Oy.), but does Burnell really got to be so mean? The singer must have gotten some negative blowback, because he tweeted a little defensively a bit later:

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