“American Idol” Top 16 contestant Wyatt Pike has abruptly dropped out of the competition.
Over the course of Monday’s episode, Ryan Seacrest was announcing who the Top 12 would be when he broke the news.
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“Before we get to the results, I have to tell you that finalist Wyatt Pike will not be competing in the competition. He had to drop out, but we wish him the very best,” Seacrest said.
It isn’t clear why Pike dropped out but the Top 16 performances were pre-taped the previous week.
Pike did also travel home to Park City, Utah as well the previous week so with the strict quarantine rules for filming “American Idol” in Los Angeles, Wyatt might have not been able to travel back in time.
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