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Kara DioGuardi Exits American Idol -- OFFICIAL

Kara DioGuardi Exits American Idol -- OFFICIAL

Kara DioGuardi is stepping down as an American Idol judge.

“I felt like I won the lottery when I joined American Idol two years ago, but I feel like now is the best time to leave IDOL,” said Kara, 39. “I am very proud to have been associated with American Idol – it has truly been an amazing experience. I am grateful to FOX, FremantleMedia and 19 Entertainment, as well as the cast, crew and contestants, for all they have given to me. I look forward to my next challenge, and want to thank everyone who has supported me. All the best to everyone on Season 10!”

Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler are rumored to join the judges’ table.

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  • Kimberly


  • [marie]

    Kara Who..?

  • Ana

    Thank God. She was dull on AI.

  • mike

    Great!, now is time for JLO to join.

  • Halli

    So gross. When she did that the zipper on her dress didn’t even detach properly

  • Raven

    She was good! Now AI is going to really suck now with her going.

  • J. Ryan

    AI is officially dead… any credibility the have is gone and next season they’ll be no better than America’s Got Talent.

  • Keepin it real

    Step down? More like fired.

  • jump the shark

    now this show is gonna be all about the judges when it should be about the singers. The judges should be music execs who have seen and managed, signed and developed artists. Why can’t a famous A &R person be a judge? Why is it about has -been singers being judges?

  • kizbit

    Um, didn’t we know this already? She got fired.

  • rock n roll queen

    wow shes got amazing body

  • In The Know

    AI is a joke in the record business because its not the record business its REALITY TV.

    The show had to buy out Kelly Clarkson’s previous management contest, and they also had to do this to several others to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars each. IT IS NOT A AMATEUR TALENT CONTEST. Many of the contestants you see are chosen because of and already known within the music industry.

    FACT THAT THEY DON’T WANT THE PUBLIC TO KNOW. In fact one girl that made the top 15 or so had already been showcased to Cowell at RCA in London the previous year.

  • tash

    lol. she was the worst most embarrassing judge ever so good.
    btw, this show died last year.

  • Hannah

    American Idol should just stop

  • Charlie

    poor randi is left all by himself!

  • TMNox


  • just saying

    About time.