Judge Kara DioGuardi snuck up behind her after she began a faltering version of "Vision of Love," proving she could far out-sing Darnell, with whom she often clashed during the regular season. She also didn't get much love from the group of three female singers she performed with on the show, who were put off by her icy diva-ish demeanor they did, however, adopt the name Team Diva and shocked when she called it a day and went to bed in the midst of intense rehearsals. A seemingly new and improved bikini-girl made a last minute comeback on the grand finale of " American Idol ," but even her, ahem, enhancements couldn't upstage host Kara DioGuardiwho had the final word in a surprising sing-off. It was probably worth the price to have Seacrest say, "What a stomach, Kara. In a fitting end to the vocal throw-down, DioGuardi proved she could outmatch Darnell at her strong suit as well as the "Idol" set became the stage for a bikini competition. Trying to win the judges back over, she explained, "I was in heels since 5 in the morning, and then I was up till 3, and then I have scoliosis, and I was sitting on the floor and my back was hurting and I was so tired.
Nick "Norman Gentle" Mitchellhowever, made it to the next round.
'American Idol' -- Bikini Girl Katrina Darrell ARRESTED for DUI
Even "Idol" host Ryan Seacrest — who got a couple of seemingly unwanted full-on kisses from Darrell — couldn't get through, writing on his blog that he tried to call her Thursday morning February 5 during his radio show and got her "chipper, newly recorded" voicemail message instead, which said, "Hi, this is Katrina, a. DioGuardi ripped open her dress to expose her own bikini bod, before quickly covering up again. They had to bribe DioGuardi to take part in the stunt with a big donation to an undisclosed charity of her choice. A seemingly new and improved bikini-girl made a last minute comeback on the grand finale of " American Idol ," but even her, ahem, enhancements couldn't upstage host Kara DioGuardiwho had the final word in a surprising sing-off. Host Ryan Seacrest even greeted her with a quip as she sidled up to him: