The music producer was stunned to be given the post, but insists she will add to the chemistry of the TV talent show.
Speaking about the moment she was offered the role, DioGuardi says, “I almost fell off the chair” and adds that she hopes to create “a new chemistry as well
as keeping the old”.
And asked how she felt about judging wannabe pop stars, she says, “I’m a little nervous. I’m going to be a straight shooter and say it like I see it and maintain that philosophy. I’m somebody who’s really honest and gives an opinion. If I feel I need to be hard, I will be. And if I feel I need to be more nurturing, I will be.”
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