‘American Idol’ Judges Told They Are Too Nice On Elimination Night

March 22, 2013 9:32 pm

The “American Idol” judges received a bit of a scolding Thursday night from record producer and show mentor Jimmy Lovine.

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“Some of the singers sang really well and some did not,” Jimmy said regarding the performance show. “But it seemed like the judges were complimentary across the board. I really don’t understand what’s going on…You can’t coddle people.”

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Regardless of the judges’ comments, contestant Paul Jolley received the least amount of votes and was sent home. Does Jimmy have a good point? Should the judges be more critical next week? Find out Wednesday at 8 p.m. on FOX.