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Top 5 insane American Idol fan reactions to Adam Lambert losing

American Idol fans are insane. This may not be news to most people, but just how insane are they?

Adam Lambert losing American Idol turned grown adults into blubbering, shrieking, gelatinous masses of sorrow, grief and despair. So you can only imagine what it did to the 12-year-old girls out there.

Here's my favorite reactions to Kris Allen, the underdog, winning the "competition" over the much-ballyhooed (and heavily eyelined) Adam Lambert.

Number 5

Here we have a middle-aged woman nearly paralyzed by excitement in the lead-up, only to let out a soul-piercing shriek of pain before slipping into what appears to be a persistent vegetative state.

Number 4

This is perhaps the most bizarre reaction to Lambert's loss. Bailey and her friend literally shake with excitement and giggle like a bunch of stoners in the build-up to the announcement.

Post-announcement, their minds can actually be seen separating into multiple personalities, likely as a defense mechanism against the extreme trauma Kris Allen's win caused them. They laugh and cry intermittently as the terrible reality sinks in and they descend into a Sybil-like psychological abyss.

Number 3

This poor girl appears to go suffer a grand mal seizure at the announcement of this year's American Idol winner. We can only hope that medical help was on hand so she doesn't swallow her tongue.

Number 2

Remember the "Shrieking Eels" from the movie "The Princess Bride"? The writer must have been inspired by the ringleader in this video.


Hit the jump for my favorite insane American Idol fan reaction to Adam Lambert's losing!

Number 1

These gals and their flamboyant guy friend end up questioning America's very SOUL with the snubbing of their obvious favorite, Adam Lambert. Their reaction is a mixture of shock, mourning and an unmitigated rage that appears to verge on the edge of violence.

Fortunately, they keep everything in perspective as evinced by this quote: "This is worse than the swine flu!"

Warning: Blue language (and more than a few F-bombs) toward the end.

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DAN SCAPUSIO joined the Sun Sentinel's online team in 2008. A self described Internet enthusiast, he says the World Wide Web brings him joy, sadness, excitement, joy and a deep sense of terror all at once. For him, it's a crossroads where college humor and the most valuable scholarly information can be found and, in some cases, even melded.
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