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Kid Rock on Steven Tyler's 'American Idol' judgeship: 'I think it's the stupidest thing he's ever done'

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KID-ROCK-AMERICAN-IDOLImage Credit: PRN/PR Photos; Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup for FoxLove the player, hate the game? In an interview with EW this week, Aerosmith fan Kid Rock – whose Born Free will be released November 16 – expressed his profound disappointment with Steven Tyler’s much-hyped move to the judge’s table on American Idol:

“I think it’s the stupidest thing he’s ever done in his life,” he told the magazine, in an conversation to be published next week. “He’s a sacred American institution of rock ‘n’ roll, and he just threw it all out the window. Just stomped on it and set it on fire.”

“I think whoever’s advising him,” he continued, “we should bring back the guillotine, or whatever they call that thing. And if it was himself, he needs some serious counseling. I love him to death, but I gotta speak the truth.”

Do you agree with Rock that Tyler has tarnished his legacy? Or should he step away from the decapitating blade?

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Originally posted October 27 2010 — 12:33 PM EDT

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