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Reality Check: New 'Idol' Rule Gives Each Judge One Rescue

American Idol has a new rule to go with its new finalists.For the first time, on Tuesday, thirteen contestants instead of twelve hit the big stage to show American what they’re made of. On Wednesday they were back to see who would advance.“It’s exhilarating because you’re going to perform on the stage and you’ve got the crowd pumping you up, you’ve got the judges, you want impress them – you want to lay it down,” Season 4 Finalist Nadia Turner explained on the Idol Chatter set. ”And then you go back home to be like: ‘Don’t get to comfy on that pillow, no, no no,’ because your behind may be going home.”VIDEO: Ex-Idol Nadia Turner co-hosts last night's edition of Idol Chatter.The heartache may still be the same, but it’s one of only a few things predictable things on this new, unpredictable season.Not only is the Top 12 now a Top 13, but to accommodate the extra person 'Idol' found a little extra sleeping room for the contestants, putting them up in a mansion liable to make Hugh Hefner j...

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