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Joanne Borgella Dead - 'American Idol' Contestant Dies at 32

Joanne Borgella Dead - 'American Idol' Contestant Dies at 32

American Idol contestant Joanne Borgella has died at the age of 32.

The season 7 contestant lost her battle to cancer on Saturday (October 18).

“Since her diagnosis over a year ago, Joanne made a choice to also be a fighter and share her journey with the world. Her faith, courage and strength were unshaken throughout every obstacle she encountered,” her family wrote on Facebook. “Although our family is suffering with this great loss, we find comfort in the closeness Joanne shared with the Lord. We know her spirit still shines and will continue to live on in heaven.”

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Joanne‘s family and friends during this difficult time.


Joanne Borgella – “American Idol” Audition
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    Gorgeous girl.

  • Violet

    I was on Instagram today going through the Explore page and saw her picture. I clicked on the picture, not knowing who she was, as I loved the outfit she was wearing and read the terrible news on her page. I found out who she was on the day she died, may she rest in peace.