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- Posted on Apr 24th 2009 5:00PM by Ashley Iasimone
"It's hard for me to watch those shows personally. It's kind of painful," Hanson tells Spinner. "It sort of hurts me in the gut -- I get kind of an aching pain when I watch them -- because the idea that somebody has a big red button that they're going to push and make you a star is so scary."
Of course, that doesn't mean Hanson and Co. are without sentiment for a moving performance.
"I was weeping uncontrollably," Schlesinger says of Susan Boyle's recent audition on 'Britain's Got Talent,' where the unconventional star-to-be sang 'I Dreamed a Dream' from the musical 'Les Misérables.'
Iha admits, "I actually cried when I watched Paul Potts when he was on 'Britain's Got Talent,' which is the same kind of story. It's amazing."
Schlesinger, like many, still questions the authenticity of Boyle's sudden and surprising break. "I'm sure there was some knowledge beforehand that she was going to be good on somebody's part. You're feeling like it's manipulative ... It was a super moving piece of television, and it's probably really kind of semi-phony on some level. But still, just watching it, it was a great piece of TV."
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