By Sam Joseph Simon for Dailymail.com
02:56 Apr 26, 2023, updated at 04:15 Apr 26, 2023
Ryan Seacrest was criticized online by many American Idol fans for his “bad” behavior during Monday night’s episode of the singing competition series.
The 48-year-old TV personality pulled no punches while talking to several contestants on the show about their potential losses, telling one, “I sang to lose you to love me.” We may lose you tonight.
The media personality, who recently left Live With Kelly and Ryan, became the subject of condemnation by many fans of the show who were concerned about his treatment of the show’s competitors.
Many observers have expressed their opinions about Seacrest’s redditwith one writing: “We may lose you tonight” It was too bad oh my god.
One user expressed that the radio host “didn’t soften any blows” with his comment, which another described as “just plain evil.”
Another person wrote that the media personality was “such an ad f**k tonight” and that his behavior was “absolutely miserable.”
One particularly sarcastic user advised Seacrest to be more straightforward when crushing on these people.
However, one Reddit user praised the media personality’s actions while hosting the show.
They expressed that he “keeps this episode moving at a fast pace without feeling rushed. That’s why he deserves his paycheck.”
Seacrest has served as the host of American Idol since it premiered in 2002.
The radio host was paired with Brian Dunkelman while hosting the first season of the series.
The program initially ran for a total of fifteen seasons before ending in 2016.
However, the show was later revived in 2018 and has been on the air ever since.
Seacrest previously spoke to Hollywood Reporter She expressed that American Idol had changed the way personalities in the entertainment industry viewed contestants on TV shows.
“I think there was a time when it wasn’t really accepted if you won a TV competition in the music world, but that’s changed,” he said.
The media man then stated that he felt as though American Idol would continue for many years to come.
“I think this format and this series have a chance to live on with generations and have other generations watch it in a bid to be the next winner,” he said.
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