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'Idolatry': Lil Rounds gets wildly candid about Simon, Bette Midler, and her future

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Say what you want about Lil Rounds, but the woman hasn’t let her confidence drop in the face of the critical drubbing she took from the judges during her American Idol run. In this three-part Idolatry interview, season 8’s co-sixth-place finisher compares her voice favorably to that of Bette Midler, discusses the old-school sound she’d like to bring back to R&B radio, and hilariously reveals the Idol moment where she almost went “straight hood” on Simon Cowell. Press play below, and enjoy!

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