Parting Shot: William Hung Sings 'She Bangs' On Final 'American Idol'

  • by: Alan Duke
Parting Shot: William Hung Sings 'She Bangs' On Final 'American Idol'

"American Idol" closed out 15 seasons of searching for singing stars by bringing back one of its most infamous finds to perform his trademark song. William Hung, who earned 15 minutes of fame from a remarkably bad version of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" during an AI audition, took the big stage Thursday night to remind America why the show was such a longrunning success.

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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