American Idol alum Michael Johns dies at 35

Michael Johns of American Idol (2008)

Michael Johns, a finalist on American Idol season seven, died on Aug. 1, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed via multiple sources.

The cause of death is believed to be a blood clot in his ankle.

Born in Australia, John competed on the hit Fox TV show in 2008.

He is the first American Idol finalist to pass away.