Skip to comments.Steven Tyler Departs From American Idol!! CONFIRMED
Posted on 07/12/2012 2:02:02 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
FOX is confirming that Steven Tyler is leaving American Idol! Wow. Heres the press release, with quotes from Steven. Well, he and his band got the career boost they needed, at least. I have to wonder, though, if he left or was pushed? In the end, except for a few lulz, he was pretty useless as a judge. It will be interesting to see who takes his place.
Steven Tyler has decided to depart his role as a judge on AMERICAN IDOL. Tyler served as a judge during the 10th and 11th seasons of IDOL.
After some long hard thoughts Ive decided its time for me to let go of my mistress American Idol before she boils my rabbit, said Tyler. I strayed from my first love, AEROSMITH, and Im back but instead of begging on my hands and knees, Ive got two fists in the air and Im kicking the door open with my band. The next few years are going to be dedicated to kicking some serious ass the ultimate in auditory takeover On Nov. 6, we are unleashing our new album, Music from Another Dimension on the Earth, Moon, Mars, and way beyond the stars IDOL was over-the-top fun, and I loved every minute of it Now its time to bring Rock Back. ERMAHGERD.
Its been a tremendous honor to have Steven one of the most prolific artists in the world on AMERICAN IDOL for the past two seasons, said Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. Hes been a terrific judge, a true friend and great mentor to everyone involved with the show, and we know hell continue to be a huge inspiration to IDOL hopefuls for years to come. We are very sad that Steven has chosen to focus more on his music, but we always knew when we hired a rock n roll legend, he would go back to the music. We all wish him all the best and would love to have him back on the show anytime.
Steven Tyler is a real Idol, a rock legend. If you had told me 10 years ago he would be a judge on AMERICAN IDOL, I would have thought it impossible, stated IDOL creator and executive producer Simon Fuller. The fact that this became a reality and we had the pleasure of him gracing our stage for two seasons makes me very proud. I completely understand his desire to get back to his life as the singer in Americas greatest-ever rock band. AMERICAN IDOL will miss him!
Were all very thankful and privileged that Steven joined AMERICAN IDOL two years ago, said Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia. A true music icon, he not only brought rock n roll to the show, but also his exceptional taste in spotting and nurturing undiscovered talent. We will sincerely miss his poetic phrases, his remarkable creativity and his unique spirit. Were sad about his departure from the show, but understand his decision to return to music full-time and hope hell be back to grace the AMERICAN IDOL stage in seasons to come.
Btw, here is the new video for Aerosmith. I can’t figure out if the diamond dog with the Umbrella is suppose to be Sony.
Nothing as bad as AMERICA’S GOT HOWARD STERN..... He thinks it’s all about him. He’s nothing but a pervert anyway.
If you had told me 25 years ago, I would have thought, 'Is he still alive?'"
He’d be brutally honest, but it might shock you to learn that he is actually a huge ABBA fan, so I think he would be quite fair as well. They need another “Simon” and he would fit the bill.
The news just announced that J-Lo was also leaving and Paula would be returning.
Haven’t watched the show for years.
RE: Paula would be returning.
What goes around comes around....
Who Made Who (protest song against BIG government)
The video game says "Play me"
Face it on a level but it takes you every time on a one on one
Feeling running down your spine
Nothing gonna save your one last dime cause it owns you
Through and through
The databank knows my number
Says I gotta pay cause I made the grade last year
Feel it when they turn the screw
Kicks you round the world, there ain't a thing that it can't do
Do to you
Who made who, who made you?
Who made who, ain't nobody told you?
Who made who, who made you?
If you made them and they made you
Who picked up the bill, who? And who made who?
Who made who, who turned the screw?
Satellites send me picture
Get it in the eye, take it to the world (take it to the wire)
Spinning like a dynamo
Feel it going round and round
Running out of chips, you got no line in an 8-bit town So don't look down, no
YEAH PAULA.she brings on the nonsensical LULZ...so does this mean randy jackson stays???
Yep........ Mr. WW and I DO watch Idol - it’s the ONLY show we watch regularly to keep from overdosing on politics.
So, yes - we can multitask - it’s good clean fun and some good talent, not all, but my head will explode with all politics all the time.
Nuff Said. haa....
He does act that way, doesn’t he? Too bad, too.
Anyone can not own a TV. Owning one and not watching it is a better feat.
Wow, don’t like any of those choices either.
I predict 1 woman 2 men. It didn’t work with Paula and another woman.
Hillary Clinton, Reid, or Pelosi?
If it's Biden, that might be fun.
Some years back Aerosmith was at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. The rumor that they were caught doing toot in one of the restrooms is totally false. Wink-wink!
It’s an internet meme for Oh my god.
Too bad you own a computer.
That would be a clean sweep. Jo-Lo isn’t coming back (heard near the end of last season) and I saw on Drudge today that Randy Jackson won’t be back either.
Now if they just clean house and say “Seacrest - OUT”!!
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