Gender-Bending American Idol Song Request

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With only 3 contestants remaining in the competition, American Idol judge and lesbian Ellen DeGeneres chose the song “Maybe I’m Amazed” for the only remaining female contestant Crystal Bowersox. The Paul McCartney hit, a love song written to his late wife Linda, contains the line “I’m a man” in the chorus. Dr. Janice Crouse, Senior Fellow and Director of the Beverly LaHaye Institute, shares her thoughts on what became a rather awkward moment for the family television favorite.

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