Steven Tyler has recently talked about American Idol and Simon Cowel.
Apparently Fox pressured him to become the a-hole judge. The scathing Simon Cowell fill-in, if you will.
Steven prefers a gentler approach. He revealed:
“The show’s about kids and what you do to nurture their talent. They wanted me to take the p**s out of the kids and I don’t have that in me. That’s not what I’m about. That’s more about that other guy [Simon]. Not me.”
Steven knows there are worse jobs than being an Idol judge, though.
“It was something to do while the storm blew by, to be honest… not my cup of tea. I loved it and hated it. It was a great job, I sat next to J.Lo and I made a ton of money. It was a moment in life and it became larger than life.”
Its now came out that Jennifer Lopez And Steven Tyler Were FIRED From American Idol and not just walk out!!
But the main thing is and what we would love to know is how does Randy Jackson feel about it?
According to sources close to production, who are pretty much confirming what we all already knew to be true – while J. Lo was attempting to re-negotiate her contract for a pay bump from $15 to $17 million for a third year on the reality competition, she was FLOORED when the network did not make a counter-offer and instead chose to let her go!
And poor Steven didn’t even get that far – his just didn’t have his option picked up for another season!
Meanwhile, the sole judge standing (for now, anyway) Randy Jacksonsays:
“Steven and Jennifer are truly two of the most talented and consummate professionals I’ve worked with. I was friends with them before we hopped on this crazy journey together and I have no doubt our friendships will continue long after. I will lovethem for life.”