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American Idol Contestant Jermaine Jones Disqualified for Concealing ‘Multiple Crimes’

Jermaine Jones got voted off the show Wednesday by his criminal record, which he hid from Idol's producers. TMZ reports that Jones was charged with two crimes in 2011, one involving violence, and in both instances he gave a fake name to cops when arrested. Even more surprising (particularly for the person responsible for vetting the contestants), Jones also has outstanding warrants. TMZ adds that Jones was confronted about his hidden record on-camera and the footage will air on Wednesday's show. Way to make lemonade, Fox.