Host Ryan Seacrest even greeted her with a quip as she sidled up to him: And though the stunt was a great pay-off to the Kara-"bikini-girl" season-long catfight, it came with a price for the "Idol" producers. In DioGuardi's new book A Helluva High Note she reveals that the incident humiliated her and she spent weeks begging the show's producers to cut the bit. There was one other contestant some of us wanted as well, but there seemed to be an air of suspicion that Simon might be trying to sabotage the contestant pool in the wake of his leaving. She was honored for having the "Best Attitude. By the end of the week I didn't have a good feeling about the mix of talent we'd ended up with, and I was right.
Kara DioGuardi: Posing in a Bikini on Idol “Saved My Job”
Seacrest made his dislike for Darnell apparent during the season, but Darnell was having none of it. She smacked Seacrest on the lips before proclaiming, "This time you kissed back. And if she ever loses motivation to maintain her fitness and diet plan, she counts on her loved ones. Judge Kara DioGuardi snuck up behind her after she began a faltering version of "Vision of Love," proving she could far out-sing Darnell, with whom she often clashed during the regular season. The judge proved herself to be much more bashful about baring her figure than she is about sharing her opinions, clutching her dress shut and laughing in embarrassment. She was honored for having the "Best Attitude. And in addition to drinking at least "two huge bottles" of water a day, she eats plenty of veggie stir-fry, adding that "the more roughage you eat, the more it fills you up.
Kara DioGuardi: Posing in a Bikini on Idol "Saved My Job" - Us Weekly
Download the Us Weekly iPhone app now! In a fitting end to the vocal throw-down, DioGuardi proved she could outmatch Darnell at her strong suit as well as the "Idol" set became the stage for a bikini competition. While there, she runs two miles or does 25 minutes of cardio. Nearly a year after strutting around in a black two-piece on stage at last season's American Idol finale, the judge — who poses in a white bikini in April's Women's Health magazine — admits the stunt "probably saved my job.
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Description: Seacrest made his dislike for Darnell apparent during the season, but Darnell was having none of it. Judge Kara DioGuardi snuck up behind her after she began a faltering version of "Vision of Love," proving she could far out-sing Darnell, with whom she often clashed during the regular season. They had to bribe DioGuardi to take part in the stunt with a big donation to an undisclosed charity of her choice. Still, she calls it "a defining moment" that helped her fit in among judges Simon Cowell , Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul.