American Idol Elimination: Did Lazaro Survive? - ARTICLE

“American Idol” has eliminated one of its most memorable contestants of Season 12.

(SPOILER ALERT! This story contains the results of Thursday’s “Idol.”)

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Lazaro Arbos finally made his “Idol” exit, after the judges once again decided not to use their save.

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“Lazaro, we love you,” Randy Jackson said. “You’ve been a treasure to this show, we enjoyed you, but we’re not gonna use the save.”

“Ok, sounds good. No problem guys,” Lazaro said.

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The young man, 22, made an impact with viewers, overcoming his stutter to sing beautiful renditions of many songs over the competition. Wednesday night, however, was a low point for the performer, who had trouble singing in the right key.

Lazaro was – until Thursday’s elimination – the lone male left standing in Season 12.

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The show will continue next week with just women competing for the top prize, including Amber Holcomb who had been in Thursday’s Bottom 2.

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