"Because I'm not relevant in any other way"
Elton John Says 'American Idol' Vote Is 'Racist'
Could it be that just not enough people voted for Jennifer Hudson...? That there isn't some grand race conspiracy to demonize the black contestants.
I don't recall them making the same claims when other black contestants were voted off in seasons 1 and 2. And other talented people were dropped, too, because lack of votes.