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Ryan Seacrest Says He 'Didn't Want to Say Goodbye' Following Cryptic American Idol Sign-Off

Originally posted 04/09/2016 09:30AM

Sorry, American Idol fans: Host Ryan Seacrest has not yet explained his what-did-he-just-say sign-off during the Thursday series finale, leaving his last two words still hanging in the minds of a lot of viewers.

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Ryan Seacrest: Farewell, Idol!

Ryan Seacrest: Farewell, Idol!

Originally posted 04/07/2016 10:40AM

The man who introduced America to a generation of stars (and became one himself) says goodbye to a TV touchstone

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Inside Ryan Seacrest's Emotional Final Days on American Idol: 'It's Starting to Sink in,' Host Tells PEOPLE

Originally posted 04/07/2016 12:20PM

Ryan Seacrest takes one of his final walks to his trailer less than 24 hours before he bids farewell to the Los Angeles studio American Idol has called home for 15 seasons.

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How American Idol Changed Ryan Seacrest's Life: 'I Was Living in a One-Bedroom Apartment and Splitting the Rent with Another Dude'

Originally posted 04/06/2016 09:40AM

A lot has changed for Ryan Seacrest since he first became host of American Idol in 2002.

"I can't even begin to compare my life then and now," the reality TV host says in the current issue of PEOPLE. "I mean, when this all started, I was living in a one-bedroom apartment and splitting the rent with another dude."

In fact, Seacrest hadn't even hosted any sort of live program before Idol.

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Ben Affleck and Ryan Seacrest Were in 'High Spirits' While Partying Together in L.A.

Ben Affleck and Ryan Seacrest Were in 'High Spirits' While Partying Together in L.A.

Originally posted 04/05/2016 04:35PM

Now this is a power trio.

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