What the American Idol Judges Have Learned About Telling Contestants No

Published on Feb 14, 2020

What the American Idol Judges Have Learned About Telling Contestants No

The American Idol judges aren't sick of each other yet. Despite working together for three seasons now, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan still get along pretty dang well, with Perry describing it as "familiar family vibes." E!'s Will Marfuggi talked to the trio at the season premiere, and they weighed in on what they've learned about how to treat the contestants.  Lionel Richie says sometimes you get a contestant who just really needs a hug, but Perry explains that the judges don't get to see that often sad story that plays before an audition, so they can only judge the singing and there's no need to sugarcoat their criticism.  "We are...

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