SERBC dispatches: lena out, alex skates

October 19, 2007 – 11:46 am

SERBC shocker of the hour: perennial contender lena abed, of north carolina’s open eye cafe, disqualified herself with a competition routine that ran past 16 minutes. at least, that’s what hudgens just told us in a muffled, backstage voice. lena was a finalist last year — famously the victim of nick cho’s catastrophic coffee bean spill that somewhat obliterated her lebanese-themed vibe. still … the routine was snappy. even snappier: the puppet version!

otherwise, we hear greenville’s alex, of c-n-c, has committed no glaring errors! besides, you know, tinting the whipped cream on his signature beverage with beet juice.