A Perfectly Reasonable Response to the American Idol Season Finale

Now that Lee DeWyze has won this season of American Idol, we can all listen at our own risk to his cover of U2’s “Beautiful Day.” I personally imagine it to be the soundtrack to my own personal Hell–the one where it plays on infinite loop over an endless montage of inspirational moments from sports movies–because I hate sports movies (that are not A League of Their Own, DUH) almost as much as I love U2.  But I digress.

Here’s a video of someone’s mom reacting to last night’s American Idol finale:

You may think this is some middle-aged woman throwing a histrionic shit fit over a past-its-prime and ultimately inconsequential competitive singing reality show, but you’re wrong.  This woman knows exactly what I’m talking about.

Much love to Vulture for this one.

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