July 15th, 2012 10:47 EST
American Idol Fires Jennifer Lopez & Steven Tyler! Fire Randy Jackson As Well!
"American Idol producers are reportedly looking to downsize the show significantly for season 12, in the process cutting budgets, staff and salaries.
The news comes just days after the high-profile exits of judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler."
At first it was reported that Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler left "American Idol" of their own volition to focus on their respective music careers. Now it appears that the pop diva and the ageing rocker were shown the door, but they were allowed to leave with their dignity intact.
In any event the superstars were overpaid, a 13-year-old dyslectic schoolgirl could dispense more meaningful advice to the young Idol hopefuls.
Only Randy Jackson remains from the original judging panel, and it`s high time to kick his fat butt to the curb. In Jackson`s case the young singers would be better off if a one-year-old incontinent puppy replaced him. Yo! Yo! Yo! It`s time for the Dogg to go!
Simon Cowell, who was an unknown at the inception of "Idol", is the only judge who really mattered . Replacing Tyler and Lopez with even bigger celebrities is the wrong route to take.
"American Idol" owes its success to its format, and to the vicarious joy of watching novice entertainers mature before our eyes - not to the moron celebs judging the competition.
The hit show should start next season with a clean slate, and judges who are relatively unknown. Idol can only reverse its slide, by returning to the basics.
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