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Former 'American Idol' contender dies

"American Idol" finalist Michael Johns died of a blood clot in his ankle.
By Danielle Haynes   |   Aug. 2, 2014 at 6:15 PM   |   Comments

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HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- American Idol finalist Michael Johns died Friday due to a blood clot in his ankle, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. He was 35.

The Australian appeared on Season 7 of the reality singing competition in 2008.

The then-29-year-old auditioned for the show singing I've Been Loving You Too Long by Otis Redding.

He is survived by a wife, Stacey.

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