I was stunned, I have to say.
D: How many times did you vote for him?
Me: Like ten.
D: That must've put him over the top.
Me: He better thank me in the liner notes.
Actually, either one of them deserved to win. And they both seem like the nicest guys.
But dude, nothing makes you feel old like a 17-year-old singing "Time After Time". I had that album on vinyl, bitches! I still love Cyndi.
Kara won me back. I liked her during the auditions, then during the final thirteen she annoyed me more and more, and the coronation song is a messy pile of cliches, but getting up there singing and then flashing a bikini? Yep, won me back hard.