An arrest record is worse than bad credit. You can fix bad credit but you can’t fix an arrest record.  Just ask the 10 American Idol contestants that are claiming that the show used their arrest records to kick them off the show.

According to report from TMZ 10 black contestants are suing the show claiming that Nigel Lythgoe, the network and corporate sponsors used their arrest records to get them off the show.  Read the rest here