Stephanie Petronelli: Patriots cheerleader and ‘American Idol’ contestant

“American Idol” gave husbands around the country a reason to tune in for its 13th season during Wednesday night’s premier. The popular reality show made a stop in Boston and found a talented New England Patriots cheerleader. Stephanie Petronelli is a 22-year-old West Bridgewater, MA native who sang her way to Hollywood.

[WATCH: Stephanie Petronelli auditions on American Idol]

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