Ellen pulls a Simon on American Idol

2010-07-30 08:09

Ellen Degeneres has resigned as judge on American Idol.

This year the hilarious talk show host replaced Paula Abdul as judge on the 9th season of America's favourite show. Was she any good? Hmm... fneh. It's hard to say. Ellen's probably a hoot even when she's brushing her teeth, but she's way too nice to make and break hearts. She agrees:

"I also realised this season that while I love discovering, supporting and nurturing young talent, it was hard for me to judge people and sometimes hurt their feelings."

The show's producers have nothing but praise and admiration for Ellen's professionalism, humour and honesty. It's probably very refreshing after nine years of ego from the likes of Simon Cowell.

No word yet on who will be replacing Ellen, or Simon for that matter. We hope they find a stand in quick because it's just not fair to leave the fragile careers of artists in the hands of Randy "Yo Dawg" Jackson and "How long can I milk this thing" Kara DioGuardi.

We're ecstatic that Ellen will be sticking to what she's really, really good at.

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Ellen Degeneres has resigned as judge on American Idol.

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