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    Updated on Aug 23, 2020. Posted on Aug 23, 2013

    The American Idol Audition Contract Is Insane

    Redditor IfGirWasAGinger posted a portion of the American Idol audition contract, and boy is it a doozy. Want to be famous? Just sign right here.

    Here is the original audition contract, and some choice bits from it:

    "I understand that I may reveal, and that others may reveal, information about me that is of a personal, private, embarrassing or unfavorable nature ..."

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    "Do I fart in my sleep? Yes, but what does that have to do with ... The auditions over?"

    "... Information may be factual and/or fictional."

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    "You want to say that my grandfather was Benjamin Franklin? That doesn't even make sense."

    "(The show) ... May expose me to public ridicule, humiliation or condemnation."

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    "Can you edit that out? Thanks."

    And that the producers have these rights, "throughout the universe in perpetuity."

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    "We own you, dawg!"

    Any comment, former judge Paula Abdul?

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    That's what we thought.

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