American Idol Contestant Sent to Hospital; Performance Schedule Switched

A female contestant in the current season of American Idol was sent to the hospital prompting a switch in the scheduled performances.American Idol Top 24

The girls were supposed to sing Tuesday, followed by the boys Wednesday. However, Crystal Bowersox, the 24-year-old Ohio mother, was taken to a hospital due to a medical issue. No further details were given by Fox network, not even when were the boys were informed of the switch.

US Weekly reported that according to a source, Bowersox is suffering from diabetes. Other sources said that the girls won’t be given an advantage of extra rehearsal time after the boys lost a day to practice.

The schedule will be switched back again next week.

The network also announced that season eight third placer Danny Gokey will be performing on elimination night, Thursday, March 4. He will sing his latest single My Best Days are Ahead of Me.