'American Idol' San Francisco auditions: We watch so you don't have to (video)

Washington Post staff writer
Thursday, February 10, 2011

"American Idol" opens documentary style. A pretty blond sobs and runs her hand through her hair as she walks briskly away from the auditions in San Francisco.

"I thought I had it! I thought I was going to be famous!" she sobs.

"How am I going to go home and tell my mom I didn't make it?" she wails as a hand-held camera follows her.

"Do you have a message for the judges?" a producer asks her.

"Just because somebody farts - let 'em finish singing, OKAY!" she snaps, and storms off.

It's a docu-fart joke. An "Idol" first!

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