Steven Tyler Leaving 'American Idol'

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•29 Jul 16, 2012

After two years serving as a judge, 64-year-old Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler announced he is leaving the long-running Fox reality singing competition American Idol. What do you think?

  • “I don’t know if the contest is going to mean anything without Steven Tyler’s legitimizing stamp of approval.”

    Em Morwood –
    Youth Camp Counselor

  • “I’m sort of glad. It’s been weird going to Aerosmith shows and having to stare at that empty microphone stand with all the strands of cloth hanging from it for three hours while the rest of the band plays.”

    Eugene Clifton –
    Unemployed

  • “Well, that’s just great. Now what am I supposed to do with all these illegally branded American Idol wax lips?”

    Nicholas Dolci –
    Shop Owner