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Ryan Seacrest

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Though Idol judges may come and go, affable MC Ryan Seacrest is the constant anchor that so many of us draw comfort from. There he is every week, grinning his Ryany grin, sympathizing with the losers, rejoicing with the winners.

And getting humiliated by family members of contestants.

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

"Would'a really sucked if I was your son, eh?"

"You wouldn't be the way you are now, my friend."

Let's see...being Seacrest means being rich and successful. Being your son means being named John Wayne. And dressing like a cowboy. And living in Texas.

We'll take door number one.