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`Idol' Reject Refuses To Change

Monday, March 1, 2010 17:31 GMT

PHILADELPHIA (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Even after being snubbed by the record-buying public, one American Idol reject refuses to change.

Wannabe ’70s rocker Tyler Grady was voted off Idol last Thursday (Feb. 25) after his retro stylings fell flat with audiences.

Despite the clear disapproval from both voters and the Idol judges, Grady – who was often compared to rocker Jim Morrison – says he won’t be changing a single thing about himself or his singing.

He’s sticking to his guns for his “fans” because, as he puts it, “You can’t turn on them. You have to give them what they want.”

Grady will continue singing rock music with his band in Pennsylvania and sporting his groovy ’70s threads on stage.

In fact, even if he’d stayed on Idol, he would’ve held his ground and refused a makeover.

No matter what, he wouldn’t have been caught dead in “baggy jeans” on that stage.