American Idol is about making dreams come true but on Wednesday night’s show producers not only cut some dreams short but they also humiliated a contestant when they put his criminal justice history on blast.

“The fact is we are not allowed to have anybody that has an outstanding warrant on the program — and you have four of them against you,” one of the producers told 25-year old Jermaine Jones.

Seems like it was an obvious decision that had to be made but did they have to parade him around and broadcast his business to 17 million viewers?

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