He threw the competition because he didn't want to have to pose for this picture, taken of Kris Allen (he's the one on the left) at the new "American Idol Experience" at Walt Disney World in Orlando:
"Haha! AT&T rigged the voting … and now you're going to Disney World!"
"Whew. For a second I thought you were the one who's supposedly coming out in Rolling Stone."
If you've got a better one, send it in.