All results / Stories

Soldier Who Lied About War Injuries Cut From 'America's Got Talent' (Video)

Apparently Timothy Poe doesn't "got" talent, at least not enough for the judges on "America's Got Talent." The one-time Minnesota National Guardsman who gained infamy for lying about his war wounds was voted off the show last night.

Sticking to his country music shtick, Poe sang the George Strait song "The Chair," which showed off his lack of vocal strength, according to judge Howie Mandel. He told fellow ...

Continue reading

Will Military Spouses Choir Make Next Round Of 'America's Got Talent'? (Video)

The wives of service members from around the country have united to perform as the singing group "American Military Spouses Choir." The ladies have made it as far as the semifinals on the TV show "America's Got Talent." But Tuesday night's performance may be their last on the competition program.

The Kansas City Star reports the judges were less than enthusiastic about the Choir's Tuesday night performance ...

Continue reading

Did "America's Got Talent" Singer Lie About Combat Wounds? (Video)

Military veteran Timothy Michael Poe - who used supposed combat wounds sustained in Afghanistan to gain sympathy from judges on the television program "America's Got Talent" - is under intense scrutiny today, as his military records show no evidence of him being injured while in the service, according to the Associated Press.

After explaining to the talent contest judges how he received brain injury and broken back during a grenade explosion ...

Continue reading

"America's Got Talent" Singing Vet Caught In Another Lie (Video)

The hole "America's Got Talent" contestant Timothy Poe is digging for himself keeps getting deeper. The Minnesota Army Guard veteran who falsely claimed combat injuries on national TV also provided the reality show with a fake photo of himself in Afghanistan.

The photo, shown in an AGT montage about Poe's military service, is actually of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Norman Bone. Bone told TMZ.com:

"First thing ...

Continue reading

"America's Got Talent" Singer Sticks To Story Of Combat Injuries (Video)

"America's Got Talent" contestant Timothy Poe suffered a traumatic brain injury while serving in the military. That's his story and he's sticking to it, despite the fact military records show absolutely no evidence of the brain trauma he says was caused by a grenade explosion.

Poe sent his personal medical records to Dallas television station WFAA as proof of his injures. (See video at the top of ...

Continue reading

'American Idol' Vet Contestant Lied About Combat (Video)

"American Idol" contestant Matt Farmer says he lied about injuries he said he suffered while serving in Iraq. Soldiers who served with Farmer in Iraq called him out on the website Guardian of Valor after Farmer's "Idol" audition aired on television January 30. (You can watch that audition up top.)

Farmer told "Idol" producers he survived an improvised explosive device blast, was diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury, and then ...

Continue reading