Those who watched the American Idol auditions in San Antonio last night should be excited about two new hopefuls moving on to Hollywood:
- Ashlyn Carr
- Akron Watson
Legal problems are now swirling around each, however - and one looks to have been disinvited to Hollywood due to a brush with the law.
However, an article on MySanAntonio.com talks about a Sam Houston student who was arrested for pouring sugar in her ex-boyfriend's gas tank. Carr reportedly admitted to the crime, which took place after her Idol audition. Therefore, the singer's Hollywood status is unknown at this time.
The same cannot be said for Watson. He's out ... for now. Despite impressing judges with his vocal talent, Akron has been dismissed from Hollywood. The reasons aren't known, but an arrest for marijuana possession has been assumed to be it.
Because other contestants with criminal records have made the journey, though, Watson is doing all he can to protest. You can read his side at Watson's MySpace page and take action if you wish to see this talent receive another shot at stardom.