American Idol got off to a big start with over 30 million viewers last night, and in the second audition episode, were off to the dirty south in a little place called Hotlanta. Your regular recapper, Abbey Simmons, is out today celebrating her 29th birthday, probably sobbing over the fact that shes no longer eligible to be the next American Idol.Last night we got siblings with Down Syndrome, a grandma with Alzheimers, shattered wrists and a guy with cancer, so as you can imagine, it was a barrelful of laughs. Maybe Atlanta and guest judge Mary J. Blige will liven things up. Surely shes going to be more useful than David Beckhams wife.
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