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Following weeks of speculation, Kara Dio Guardi has officially left American Idol.
Friends say the singer/songwriter expressed frustration with her status last month, as all signs pointed to Fox pushing her aside in favor of Stephen Tyler and/or Jennifer Lopez, but no announcement had been made. One way or the other, it seems highly unlikely that Kara Dio Guardi will return to American Idol next season.
American Idol judge Kara Dio Guardi predicted a male winner and discussed other elements of the show, such as Simon's close talking, with Jay Leno last night.
Asked about the current season, she admitted a soft spot for Michael Lynche, a.k.a.
Big Mike, who moved her to tears with last week's performance: “I love him,” she said.
As recounted in our American Idol rundown from last night, we thought Ellen De Generes made an outstanding debut as a judge.
She was fresh, funny and didn't try to overshadow the contestants.