Why should people care if American Idol is off the air for the rest of the year?

American idol
stonehudson2002 asked:

The format is old and worn. The talent is horrible. It’s a fad. It’s a waste of our hard-earned money to text our winner and a waste of time. If more Americans focused on their personal finances like they do to American Idol, we would not be in this economic mess. American Idol is a waste of time.