Casey Abrams was eliminated from "American Idol" Thursday, but this time the judges couldn't save him.

The bearded 20-year-old, who stood out from his very first audition, got a reprieve several weeks ago when Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler unanimously voted to use their one-time save and keep him in the competition. 

Ryan Seacrest hinted there would be a shocking elimination Thursday, saying "a lot of fans are going to be disappointed."

Safe this week were Jacob Lusk, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, James Durbin and Haley Reinhart, whom Abrams is rumored to be dating.

During his final performance to "I Put A Spell On You," Abrams locked eyes with Reinhart, only adding fuel to those rumors.

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