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William Hung: American Idol star reacts to cancellation

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Finally: William Hung chimes in on the end of American Idol.

To refresh: Hung appeared during season 3 tryouts. He sauntered into the audition room and busted out an infamous version of Ricky Martin’s hit “She Bangs” and went viral before going viral was a real thing.

But Fox announced Monday that next year’s 15th season would be the final one for American Idol, and Hung is sad to see it go. “I feel sad because American Idol is such a big icon, not just in America, but across the entire world,” he told People. Hung will never forget Idol, and we’ll never forget him. Maybe he can appear in the final year and ruin another older pop song, like “Umbrella.”

In case you’ve wiped Hung’s existence from your memory, here’s his audition:

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