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Loose Lips Sink Aspiring Idol Michael Lynche’s Ship

Between Simon Cowell's announcement that he's going to quit American Idol after this season, and the fact that the most popular contestant so far, the "Pants on the Ground" guy, isn't even eligible for the competition, the show has already dealt with its fair share of controversy. Now comes word that Idol producers have had to boot Michael "Big Mike" Lynche from the show because his father revealed to the St. Petersburg Times that he made the top 24. Whoops! [NYP]