Controversial media figure Kyle Sandilands has been given a lifeline in the TV industry, after being poached by Channel Seven to join the judging panel of their reality series, Australia’s Got Talent. After disgracing himself on national radio six months ago, when a 16 year-old girl revealed she had been raped on his breakfast show, [...]
While all the talk about the Idol television series has focused on Kyle Sandilands and his sacking from the Australian edition, the USA version of the show has also lost one of their judges with Paula Abdul deciding not to rejoin the show for the upcoming ninth series
Being a judge on a reality TV show means you have to watch exactly what you say and how you say it. “So You Think You Can dance” judge Nigel Lythgoe found this out after he angered gay and lesbian groups from his controversial comments made to contestants auditioning for the show.
Users of social networking site Twitter have claimed that Ian ‘Dicko’ Dickson was eliminated from the long running reality show Australian Idol. Those using the site wrote tweets claiming the judge was fired on the eve of the Sydney auditions.