“Things have been boring without Michael [Johns] here,” Carly Smithson said, unintentionally insulting the remaining contestants.
Mariah and Carly pretend they’ve never met each other before (Not true according to a 2002 interview from the UK’s News of the World).
Smithson picked “Without You.” She came across as a bit angry in my book, but it’s a solid performance.
“I liked that you challenged yourself with this song,” Jackson said.
“I wanted to hear you sing this song even before Mariah Carey week,” he said. “Could you pull this off? I don’t think you did.”