SMH: 10 black contestants sue American Idol for racial discrimination

I’m not really sure if I should be proud or embarrassed by this but it is being reported that 10 previous contestants from the monster television talent competition American Idol that were kicked off because they had criminal records are now suing the show claiming that they were profiled because they were black.. *blank stare*

The group of ex-con songbirds are looking to get 25 million each for what they feel has been unfair and racists treatment by the show for running background checks on them and finding out information that they had not previously disclosed to the network, I’m sure the people over at American Idol are a little shook now having 10 convicted criminals breathing down their necks thirsty for 25 mill. Check out the list of previous contestants that are included in the lawsuit ..

-YahooTV reports;

The contestants say they were unfairly painted as criminals and sexual deviants – despite that none was ever charged with a crime for which they were arrested, according to the report. What’s more – they say only blacks were targeted with the smear campaign.

Plaintiffs are Jaered Andrews (Season 2); Terrel and Derrell Brittenum (Season 5); Corey Clark (Season 2, pictured); Thomas Daniels (Season 6); Chris Golightly (Season 9); Ju’Not Joyner (Season 8); Jacob John Smalley (Season 2); Akron Watson (Season 6) and Donnie Williams (Season 3). (YahooTv)