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Kara DioGuardi

OF COURSE Paula Abdul Keeps Pot Brownies in Her House

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Kara DioGuardi, the American Idol judge that no one cared about, was on George Lopez‘s show last night, and she recounted just the most delightful tale of an evening at the home of Paula Abdul.  Would you like to hear it?

Kara goes over to her friend Paula’s house for a little party. She’s having a good time, you know, but then she gets a rumbly in her tumbly and has to eat something immediately. She moseys on over to Paula Abdul’s fridge and finds some brownies – success!  She helps herself to six of the delicious treats before she’s satisfied, and then she goes back to partying.  Everything’s fine, right?  No, it surely is not:

“Six hours later I was like, ‘What’s going on?’” she said. “I fell out of bed, on the floor and stumbled down stairs … and the ambulance comes, and this guy is like, ‘This bitch is high as a kite!”

DioGuardi said she spent the following three days sick in bed. “I was hallucinating, I was on an IV. I stumbled out like junkie … it was bad news!”

Kara made sure to tell everyone that the pot brownies were not Paula’s (as if), but I don’t think that’s the part of the story she should have been worried about. Paula has earned the right to keep desserts laced with drugs in her home, but has Kara earned the right to just take six whole brownies from her hostess’ refrigerator?  I think not.

Kara DioGuardi Releases Memoirs, Talks About Molestations and Rape

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Who knew that Kara had such a tough past, jeez. The one-time American Idol judge and award-winning songwriter recently penned her memoirs, titled A Helluva High Note, and has released some excerpts to E! Online, one of which included an incident that occurred between a friend of the family and her when she was only ten or eleven years old:

“On one particular day, he took me into the back shed of his house and put his hands all over my breasts and vagina,” she writes. “I remember freezing and not knowing what to do.”

Then, later in life, when it seemed she’d mostly gotten past the worst of her sexual abuse scars, she was date raped by a well-known music producer:

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That’s What She Sang

Last year’s American Idol victory song — “No Boundaries” which was written by AI judge Kara DioGuardi — never really took off.  As a matter of fact, runner-up Kris Allen dropped it from the repertoire of songs he sings on the American Idol tour.  According to him, it slowed down the momentum of the shows.

Kara, the scrappy songwriter, just released a studio recording of herself singing the tune.  Is it my imagination, or does this song sound a lot better being sung by a woman?