Emmanuel Zidor delivers gay eye roll realness to ‘Idol’

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Emmanuel Zidor is bringing the eye rolls to “American Idol” as the gay Atlanta man delivers “extremely fierce” realness while also finding himself smack in the middle of drama and confrontation.

Welcome to Group Day. Zidor snagged some big minutes of airtime during Wednesday's episode. The drama, the eye rolls and emotional roller coaster certainly helped.

But facing elimination, Zidor earned this quip from Keith Urban: “Sign it brother.” So he survived a cut that winnowed 212 Hollywood hopefuls to 104.

That excitement quickly turned sour, though, as Zidor struggled to find his place in a group to survive the next stage. A long night of bouncing from ensemble to ensemble ended with an early-morning confrontation in a dimly lit hotel room as producers ran interference. Watch it unfold above.

What happened? We'll find out Thursday as the show airs its Group Day auditions.


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