VIDEO: Idol's Kara DioGuardi Still Has Not Been Told Of Axing, Says Politician Dad


Aug. 12 2010, Published 5:32 a.m. ET

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Kara DioGuardi still has not been told about her reported American Idol axing, according to her New York state politician father.

In a new video interview, Joe DioGuardi said his daughter was upset with the way she has been treated.

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"Would you believe that she did not hear and still has not heard anything?,” he told political talk show Capital Tonight.

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“She read it the way you did and I did. In fact, her disappointment is that's the way she's being treated, and she feels that's not proper."

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Jennifer Lopez was reportedly in the running to replace DioGuardi, but as reported, negotiations with the Jenny from the Block hit-maker have hit a snag.

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With filming already underway, the show is still eyeing replacements for judges DioGuardi, Simon Cowell, who left the show to bring U.K. talent competition The X Factor stateside and afternoon talk show queen Ellen DeGeneres.



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