We’re looking at a well known event here in America—The TV show American Idol. If you’re not familiar with the show, here’s a brief summary: In the tryouts, tens of thousands of people from all over the US come to sing in front of three judges. The judges then decide if they are skilled enough to go compete in Hollywood. However, these judges often ridicule the contestants who are bad singers.
So we’re wondering if it is alright for the American Idol judges to be cruel to contestants who really can’t sing. Should we feel bad about laughing when people do poorly?
Here’s what we think:
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Doink the Clown and Bam Bam Bigelow
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