WATCH: Ryan Seacrest Lifted in Air and Nearly Dropped By American Idol Finalist
An overly-enthusiastic “American Idol” finalist lifted, and then nearly dropped, Ryan Seacrest on Thursday’s live results show. Check out the video below!
Caleb Johnson had just found out he made it into the Top 13 when he ran onstage and unexpectedly hoisted the host into the air. After almost falling, Seacrest managed to quickly regain his composure, a feat that earned major props from Harry Connick Jr. Well, after 13 seasons, Seacrest is obviously a pro by now. C’mon, Harry!
Johnson now joins Dexter Roberts, Sam Woolf, Alex Preston, CJ Harris, Ben Briley, Jessica Meuse, Jena Irene, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson, Emily Piriz, Kristin O’Connor, and MK Nobilette in the quest to become the “American Idol” season 13 winner.
Johnson was also one of the 10 contestants to have made it through solely based on viewers’ votes. O’Connor, Irene and Harris were selected as the judges’ wild card picks.
While we can understand why Johnson was so excited, we’re a bit scared to see what may happen if he makes it through to future rounds. Or, oh my, if he wins the whole competition!
Start at the 4:25 mark!