Grammy winning diva Fantasia Barrino is one of 15 prized champions from ‘American Idol’s storied decade-and-a-half long reign over the reality singing competition format.
The juggernaut show, which said goodbye to airwaves in 2016, was barely gone a year before reports began swirling of a reboot. Now that the reboot has been confirmed for a March 11, 2018 launch (with judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan onboard), some have begun taking to press to express their concern about just how successful a reprise of the series would be so soon given its significant ratings decline in its later years.
On a recent pit stop to Andy Cohen‘s ‘Watch What Happens Live’ (BRAVO), Barrino became one of those skeptics. Quizzed by a caller on her thoughts on the show’s swift return, Fannie weighed in on that hot topic, the new judges, and more.
Tuck in below to hear exactly what she said: