Idology: Erika Van Pelt on Wardrobe Snafus, Charges of Oversinging, Her 'Old Lady' Status

erika van peltIn four weeks of live performances during American Idol‘s 11th season, Erika Van Pelt got accused of both oversinging and holding too much back vocally, rocked long blonde hair and a short brunette ‘do, and grappled with a mic she forgot was turned on, a medical problem that she chose not to publicly discuss, and a dress that cut off her air supply. Idology caught up with Erika to discuss all those topics, plus why she doesn’t consider herself a rock singer, whose song she coveted during Top 13 week, and how she and fellow “old lady” Elise Testone tried to turn the Bottom 3 stools of doom into a party zone.

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