Did Emma Get A Fair Shot On Legally Blonde?

Anyone else having trouble accepting that Legally Blonde is gone forever? Well, even though the competition is over and done with (and Bailey has officially bent-and-snapped her way to the Broadway stage) it just so happens that there's still some interesting LB gossip floating around.

Turns out, not only did Emma have prior Broadway experience (take that, mentor Haylie Duff!) but she recently appeared in a revival of La Cage Aux Folles. Better yet? The play was actually directed by her pops, Broadway big-shot Jerry Zaks, and it co-starred a certain LB actor/judge by the name of Paul Canaan.

Anyone else thinking this might have influenced the judges' decision to let Emma go?

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