Three Fil-Ams in ‘AI’ Top 40
Various blogs and fan sites have come out with spoilers on the current season of the reality talent search “American Idol.” One blogger (goseegeo.blogspot.com) identified the 40 final aspirants—which purportedly include three Filipino-Americans Bryant Tadeo, Adriana Latonio and Bridget “Jett” Hermano. Tadeo is from Hawaii. Latonio has been compared to last year’s runner-up Jessica Sanchez who’s of Filipino-Mexican descent. Hermano won Asian-American Idol in her home city of Seattle. Bayani San Diego Jr.