Even after Katharine McPhee survived the week Chris Daughtry was shockingly voted off ‘American Idol’, McPhee felt bruised and used it to motivate her the following week. “It was just as hard for me,” she explained to MTV News. “I felt like, ‘Poor Chris, he should’ve been the one to stay.’ I know in the media it was ‘Oh, Chris was going to win. How could this happen?’ It kinda made me feel pretty sh**ty, to be honest. But the next week I fired back and I’m still here, so …” Read more.