Originally Posted by IMHO
Just as a matter of interst only and not to upset anyone I thought it would be interesting to see how old all the contestants were so I went to nbc.com and checked it out.
The average age of the final 12 contestants was 21. The next oldest person (to Harlemm) was 25. This tells me that had Harlemm given his true age at the audition he would never have made it further.