While some people appreciate his brutal honesty, others consider him to be just a plain old meanie. Still, these qualities have created a lot of entertainment on the show. And viewers are wondering which of the three judges is going to take Simon’s place.
Fingers are pointing in the direction of Perry, but she doesn’t seem to want Simon’s place. She joked, "I'm blunt, but I can't be mean 'cause I'm a woman."
All for the contestants
Perry and her fellow judges are determined to mentor the new contestants as they work to achieve their dreams. For Perry, being a judge on American Idol means a lot. Coming up in her career, she was faced with challenges, and she recalls how tough being a struggling artist can be.