Wow, this week's results show threw me for a loop. Rather sad, it was.
Ryan came out with a wig styled like that ridiculous "fauxhawk" Sanjaya sported the night before. Very cute Ryan. After the usual recap of Tuesday's episode, we cut to commercial. And naturally, we got another commercial when the show returned — the boring, but obligatory, Ford ad. This week was a cowboy scenario with Chris R. as a bad guy and the rest of the contestants as good guys and... oh, who cares?
Down to business. Ryan told Blake and LaKisha that they were safe. No shock there. Phil once again took a trip to the middle of the stage. Melinda and Chris R. were safe, as was (sadly, but not surprisingly) Sanjaya. Ryan then asked Haley to take her rightful place next to Phil. Jordin was safe, but Chris S. and Gina were left hanging.
As the condemned were left to sweat, Gwen Stefani and Akon performed her latest single, "The Sweet Escape". It wasn't a great song but it did sound a little like old school ska No Doubt, which I miss. Yes, she brought those accursed Harajuku Girls with her. Yeesh. Gwen plugged her upcoming tour, I wondered if it was necessary since her fans would have known about this long ago and have probably gotten their tickets already.
Back to business. Chris S. was sent to the middle of the stage. Gina looked sad even before his name was called, and I think it's because she was sad for Chris rather than worried about herself. Ryan then told the three that he would send one person back to safety. In classic Seacrest dickhead style, he said something like, "Haley... you... are going to have to stand there a little longer." And he constantly berates Simon for being mean. What a hypocrite.