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American Idol's Paul McDonald Apologizes for Wearing Military Jacket

I first took note of the kerfuffle over Paul McDonald's choice of wardrobe on American Idol last night through Twitter. Several of the military spouses I follow on Twitter expressed disappointment that McDonald wore a military jacket as part of a costume, even though he had never served in the military.

Things got heated on McDonald's Facebook page wall. A man named Al Armstrong wrote:

Allison Barton Rubalcava wrote:


Ashley Prater agreed:

The Huntsville Times reports that McDonald has since apologized to anyone he might have offended with his choice of clothing. McDonald told his Twitter followers:

Did McDonald's jacket offend any Home Post readers? Click here to watch video of McDonald performing in the offending garment.