MTV News was in on the Chris Daughtry teleconference after he was eliminated from ‘American Idol’ on Wednesday night. Asked if he thoght ‘Idol’ fans weren’t ready for a rocker to win, Daughtry responded, “It’s weird because you have all these people telling you for weeks that this is your thing to win, you’re gonna win this thing. And when you have so many people telling you that, you assume this is what America wants. The only thing I can think of is everybody thought I was a shoo-in. Paula said, ‘We’ll see you in the finals.’ Everybody’s like, ‘He’s fine, we need to vote for the person we want in there with him.’ That was my downfall, in my opinion.” Read more.
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