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American Idol 2012 Contestant Jessica Sanchez Gets Endorsement From President of the Philippines

We had no idea the question of who would win American Idol 2012 was of global significance! According to The Huffington Post, even foreign presidents are starting to push for their favorite contestants.

President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines has reportedly chosen his winner for Idol and nope, it’s not Phillip Phillips. (Though given his name, we understand why you might jump to that conclusion.) Rather, Aquino says he wants to see 16-year-old California native Jessica Sanchez take the win this year.

“[H]opefully she really reaches the top,” the president said of Jessica, who’s of Filipino and Latino heritage and has reportedly garnered heavy support from voters in those communities across the United States.

Your move, President Obama!

Source: Huffington Post

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05.17.2012 / 04:37 AM EDT by Amanda Bell
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