Hollywood, California - Two American Idol finalist were discovered unconscious with their arms wrapped around each in the their dressing rooms after taping last weeks episode of the show. Test results showed that the cause of their illness was a partially eaten can of mighty dog prime cuts variety dog food.
Brian Seacrest was in shock when he was informed of the happenings and said that these particular finalist had a very good chance of winning the competition. Simon Cowel had earlier said their singing sounded like howling you would hear from the hound of the baskerville.
On hearing the news Paula Abdul designed a special bracelet to show solidarity for the two, which she will be hawking on the home shopping network. Randy Jackson has promised to stop calling contestants dawg and hopes this has not caused offense to friends or family.