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October 2, 2008
Was this a 'PR' cop out?


Were last night's "Project Runway" judges seeing the same gowns schlep down the catwalk as the rest of us?

If not, then that explains the ridiculous decision to send all four remaining contestants - Jerell, Korto, Leanne and (whiney) Kenley - packing to create an entire collection for the show's finale.

I was reading some of the responses to Tim Gunn's blog at Bravo's Web site., and a lot of viewers are in total agreement that the show is keeping Kenley around for the drama.

That "fish-scale" fiasco she paraded out last night needed to be wrapped in today's newspaper. And what was up with that mundane black belt?

Anyway, Jerell wins the challenge and should have been named an automatic finalist for Fashion Week - along with Korto and Leanne - instead of these three having to compete with Kenley for the coveted spots.

Just my opinion, but I think it's a reasonable one.

Oh, and for the neighbors who think "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell, who is a producer on NBC's "America's Got Talent", swayed the vote to get opera singer Neal E. Boyd (pictured) to "win" (which he did) - forget about it. I know Simon loves opera (think: Il Divo), but even he doesn't have the moxie to move a country's votes!

As for me, I was pulling for piano man Eli Mattson mostly because I liked him a lot, thought he was talented and he didn't cry all the time.

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