Always a bridesmaid? Well, not always… Sometimes a cardboard clone can get the job done, too.

Brooke White won’t be dabbing damp eyes as she watches her sister exchange vows on Saturday; instead, she’ll be polishing her singing skills with the other contestants as a cardboard cut-out of the "American Idol" hopeful takes her place in the wedding party, TMZ reports.

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Contestants are informed in advance of Saturday rehearsal schedules, and the show’s executive producer, Nigel Lythgoe, said in the TMZ story: "It would be a shame if Brooke was kicked off the show because she hadn't properly rehearsed."

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