“American Idol” producer Nigel Lythgoe is speaking out about his opinion on Mariah Carey joining the FOX family. And, while he is certain that she is more than qualified, he is worried that her massive resume and iconic status might cast too big a shadow for the up and coming contestants.
Hollyscoop caught up with Nigel at the red carpet of Wednesday night’s “So You Think You Can Dance” finale.
In the exclusive interview, he shared his concern about Mariah raising the bar too high, too soon…
“Mariah Carey is possibly one of the greatest singers of all time,” he said. “She’s now going to have to judge other people, I hope she doesn’t raise the bar to her level, because we’ll never get anyone good.”
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