If you know who Sanjaya is, the website you have to “thank” is shutting down.
Vote for the Worst, a website started in 2004 encouraging fans of American Idol to vote for the worst contestant to bring about the end of the show, is coming to its own end. To quote its creator Dave’s own post announcing the shut down: “They say when your critics stop talking about you, you’re finished. We’ve been American Idol’s biggest critic, but we’re leaving before we get completely bored with a show that really should’ve bowed out gracefully a few years ago.”
The site won’t actually be gone until June 2013, so fans have one more season to try to purposely get a joke all the way to the crown. READ FULL STORY »