"Idol" Judges Put Pressure on Elise Testone

The teacher from Charlston clashed with the panel

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012  |  Updated 10:45 PM EDT
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"Idol" Judges Put Pressure on Elise Testone

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Randy Jackson challenged Testone's song choices.

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Elise Testone got it on with the "American Idol" judges — and not in a good way.

The rockin' 28-year-old teacher from Charleston, S.C., clashed with the panel after performing Alicia Keys' "No One" and Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get it On" during an evening of old and new tunes on the Fox talent competition.

Randy Jackson challenged Testone's song choices, while Jennifer Lopez called her out for not showing enough emotion when she's singing on stage. Testone later relented, admitting she's trying to achieve that during her minute-and-a-half "Idol" performances.

Joshua Ledet didn't have any issues with the judges. They gave the 20-year-old vocalist from Westlake, La., standing ovations after both Fantasia's "I Believe" and Sam Cooke's "A Change is Gonna Come."

The seven remaining finalists will face elimination Thursday.

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