Chris MedinaPerhaps because she was told "No" so often early in her own career, Jennifer Lopez has struggled with that part of her job all season long. But no "No" had such an impact on her as when fan-favorite Chris Medina was cut just short of the 'American Idol' Top 24.

His story of standing by his severely disabled fiancee touched America's heart, and his heartfelt performances touched the judges week after week. But it ultimately wasn't enough in the final moments, as the judges were faced with so many great competitors.

After letting him down, Lopez collapsed into tears, unable to continue. She seemed to be taking the cut worse than Medina. Watch the video after the jump.