Claim: Ellen being gay hurt 'Idol' ratings

Hollywood Reporter: A Christian news site is making headlines by claiming Ellen DeGeneres is responsible for the ratings erosion of Fox's "American Idol."

Christian Newswire director Gary McCullough says the sexual orientation of the newest "Idol" judge was the reason "Idol" ratings were down about 9% this season.

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HumanStark2819d ago

Or because Idol had contestants so bad even regular idol viewers had to tune out.

PS360_372819d ago (Edited 2819d ago )

i would think this is the last thing that would hurt the ratings.