Season 13 winner Caleb Johnson mentioned he fashioned “so many wonderful recollections and experiences” with Harris, including, “Life is so fragile!”
“This hurts a lot,” Johnson wrote on Instagram Jan. 16. “CJ was my roommate on @americanidol throughout Hollywood week after which lived proper subsequent door to me and @realalexpreston throughout the reside exhibits. We immediately turned mates and fashioned a brotherhood pack,” alongside contestants Alex Preston and Sam Woolf.
Jess Meuse, who completed in fourth place, mentioned she felt “fully shocked.”
“Your expertise and smile shall be missed, and the world is certainly a darker and eerily quieter place with out you in it,” she mentioned on Instagram Jan. 16. “I will miss your random telephone calls asking for all times recommendation and speaking concerning the music world. Once you undergo one thing like Idol collectively, it brings everybody concerned collectively like an enormous, bizarre, dysfunctional household.”