The season three alum — who has gone on to win a Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award — has offered her advice to American Idol’s producers, saying the show is past its prime and should call it quits.
“I think it should just allow itself to go out on top… and gracefully,” she in a recent interview. “Everything has its time.”
American Idol, which originally aired in 2002, has run for 12 seasons and created superstars like Fantasia Barrino, Jordin Sparks and Kelly Clarkson.
Hudson says the singing-competition show has changed the face of television and not everyone can say that. “It’s always been a phenomenon. I’m proud to have come from American Idol, so I just say, ‘Go out on top,’” she said.
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