Malaya Watson performs Wednesday night on American Idol.
Malaya Watson performs Wednesday night on American Idol. (FOX Photo)

Turns out the fans at home are better judges than the judges on American Idol.

On Wednesday, the judges pretty much gave Malaya Watson a pass on a performance filled with pitch problems.

When C.J. Harris missed most of the notes in "Free Fallin'," they talked about his ability to connect with an audience instead.

Viewers weren't fooled, placing both in the bottom two Thursday night and sending Malaya home.

For a recap of the results show, head here.