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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sanjaya?

By Margaret Hicks in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 28, 2007 3:12PM

There are all kinds of things we could say about Sanjaya — we could say:

For God sakes, man, what is wrong with your hair?

We could say:

Please, for all that is good and holy, what is wrong with your hair?

Or we could say:

You’re kidding right? About the hair?

Sanjayaunicorn3_28_07.jpgBut all these things will not do justice to Sanjaya or his seven ponytails. America is finally getting to the point where Simon is — we have nothing left to say about Sanjaya. There are no more jokes left, no more gasps left in our aching bodies. We’re sure he’ll be on stage next week in dreadlocks with pink bows, and we will shake our heads and breathe a heavy sigh and say, “Oh, that Sanjaya.”

Luckily, there actually are other idols to talk about, and last night was a pretty rockin’ night overall. Our girl Gina was great; we thought she ruled and think she’s going to be safe from elimination tonight. We’re getting a little tired of Melinda Doo; we wish she had sung “Dirty Pop” or something equally ridiculous. But we will say we’re working on a fabulous impression of her repeated thank-you's to the judges.

We’re honestly confused about who’s going home tonight; it could be anyone’s loss at this point. So if we had to guess, we’ll guess Sanjaya and Chris Richardson are in the final two tonight, with Sanjaya going home. Right — what are we thinking — Sanjaya and Chris Richardson in the final two, and Richardson goes home. What do you think? Who's going home tonight?