Skylar Laine's boyfriend during her time on 'American Idol' has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime. Joseph Dominick, 21, was charged with targeting and injuring African Americans by throwing beer bottles and shooting metal ball bearings at them.
While she wasn't in the final running to become the winner of 'American Idol' this season, Skylar Laine still got to perform on the big finale tonight (May 23). Oh, and did we mention Reba McEntire was there, too? Laine rocked the 'Idol' stage for one last time alongside McEntire, performing the country superstar's hit single 'Turn On the Radio.'
Skylar Laine got the boot from 'American Idol' last week, but she's not letting anything get in the way of her country music dreams. Rumor has it that country music's newest talent has signed a record deal and that she's moving to Music City to launch her career.
Country's newest darling Skylar Laine was sent packing on Season 11 of 'American Idol' on Thursday (May 3), effectively ending the hope that a country artist would take the baton from Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery and start a consecutive streak on the reality competition series. Laine wasn't crushed by being voted off, instead claiming she had a "gut feeling" that the end was near.
The final country contestant in this spring's reality television shows was eliminated on Thursday night when Skylar Laine received the fewest viewer votes. She'll bounce back on the American Idols Live Tour, but when can we expect a new single? Read the story of how she was given the pink slip, plus see how country stars get dolled up to visit the Kentucky Derby in today's Daily Roundup.
Country music's only representatives on the new seasons of 'American Idol' and 'The Voice' have been eliminated by viewer votes and coach decisions, so now, talented singers like Skylar Laine and RaeLynn will look toward their futures. It's likely both will have record deals and radio singles out in the next six months, but who is set up for the more successful career?
Skylar Laine was shockingly booted from 'American Idol' last night (May 3) after storming her way into the Top 5 and becoming a judge's favorite in the process. The country cutie -- a firecracker blessed with tons of charisma, natural stage presence and a killer, twangy voice that earned her comparisons to Reba McEntire -- admitted after the show that she looks to Miranda Lambert for inspiration,
Just when judges were beginning to believe 18-year-old country cutie Skylar Laine could win 'American Idol,' viewers sent her home. The Brandon, Miss. native was eliminated on Thursday night, receiving the fewest votes of the remaining five contestants.