One source claims the 18-year-old was actually bullied for being there -- apparently not everyone thought she earned the right to walk the shows!
The insider spilled:
Jennifer Lopez was all smiles on Tuesday night as she walked down the giant American Idol staircase.
It's a nice way to kick off the next to last episode of the season, but we really want to be wowed tonight!
We expect to see lots of sparkles, skin and divalicious-ness!
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