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Violently addicted to Idol
A couple's argument over American Idol ends in a stabbing — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
 
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A Pennsylvania couple faces assault charges after the two allegedly got in a drunken fight over who would win American Idol. Karen Elaine Harrelson and Gregory Stambaugh were watching the show's finale when they got into an alcohol-fueled argument that ended when they allegedly took turns stabbing each other with a kitchen knife. Harrelson and Stambaugh both told police that the other started the fight.

 
Samantha Rollins is TheWeek.com's news editor. She has previously worked for The New York Times and TIME and is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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