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Idol Contestant Killed

Alexis Cohen, the fiery American Idol contestant, died on Saturday after being hit by a car in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The Allentown, Pennsylvania, native auditioned for the show in 2007, when she lashed out at the judges after they mocked her performance. The video of her rant became a hit on the Internet. Cohen returned in 2008 to audition for the eighth season, but again was rejected, and then famously flipped off judge Simon Cowell.