Warning! The following contains spoilers for the American Idol episode that aired Monday, March 22. Read at your own risk!
TikTok sensation Claudia Conway had a somewhat surprisingly good run during American Idol‘s 4th season at ABC, but after an underwhelming duet performance during the second round of Hollywood Week, the competitor was sent home by the judges. To some watching, such as Idol mainstay Katy Perry, it was felt that Conway needed more time to develop as a singer, but for many less interested fans, the big question was how the 16-year-old made it that far in the first place without getting that constructive criticism.