Idol Headlines for 6/28/14

Linda Perry says ‘American Idol’ is fake – “My process of songwriting comes from a very real place, a place that when you watch American Idol – God bless it – it’s probably an awesome experience that these people are having – but its not a real one,” said Perry. “Those kids that are on that show would never, would NEVER be found out by a label. A label would never go ‘I want that kid’ – you know – they’re not special enough…they’re singing cover songs, they’re not real musicians. They’re more being put out on the show because this person seems a little f*cked up so they’re gonna be good for tv, that person we know we’re gonna dump them in the second episode, and you know it’s already planned out to who the winner is.” Her opinion on corporate sponsors also fits into her judgement of American Idol and other singing competition shows: “Is it really about music or is it about selling coca-cola? Is it about the judges and their million dollar paychecks? What are these f*cking shows actually about? Because what its not about – is about music.” – I hate when artists get on their high horse like this about singing competitions.   I mean, really Linda, f*ck off with your half-assed opinions  – The Global

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