Tuesdays 8:00 PM on FOX
American-idol

Simon Cowell on Kara DioGuardi: Cuteness Quotient Raised!

by at . Comments

Paula Abdul may have needed a day or two to fully embrace new judging partner Kara DioGuardi, but Simon Cowell let his excitement about the addition shine through during her first public appearance with fellow American Idol judges yesterday.

The quartet were on hand in Manhattan for a round of season eight auditions, as Cowell talked to reporters about his new pal on the panel.

"It's like, you know, having dinner with three people for seven years, and getting quite bored of each other," Simon said. "So it's having a fourth person, new opinion, I think it's gonna be interesting."

Moreover, Cowell said: "Kara has a good reputation of A, having hits; and B, having an opinion. And that's a good combination. And she's cute."

Kara DioGuardi Image

Simon Cowell is excited to have Kara DioGuardi on board.

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

Tags:
Like Us On Facebook

Want more American Idol?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest tv news delivered to your inbox for free!

More From TV Fanatic

Caleb-johnson-and-jena-irene

American Idol Results: The Winner Is...

It's time to crown the American Idol Season 13 winner! Will it be Jena Irene or Caleb Johnson? Find out now!
Caleb-and-jena

American Idol Review: The Final Countdown

The final two face off on an all-new American Idol! Find out how Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson did now!
Your-top-3

American Idol Results: Who Made the Finals?

The American Idol Season 13 Top 2 are revealed on the live results show! See who they are now!
Jena-irene-at-the-piano

American Idol Goes Home, Celebrates Milestone

American Idol celebrates its 500th episode with performances by the Season 13 Top 3. See how they did now!