Entertainment Weekly caught up with ousted ‘American Idol’ Kimberly Caldwell and asked her what happened that prevented her from moving on to the finals. “I don’t know, but it was a wonderful experience, and I knew I’d be just as excited for them as if I’d made it,” Caldwell said. “I’m just so proud of Julia and Charles.” As for judge Simon Cowell suggesting to reporters that she needs to lose some weight? “It’s total constructive criticism,” she said. “I do need to tone up a little and lose a few pounds. If that’s the worst thing he has to say about me, that’s fine.” Read more.