facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Steven Tyler does' 'Idol' in drag

Feb. 2, 2013 at 2:10 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- "American Idol" judges said they weren't fooled when former judge Steven Tyler took the stage in drag during this week's auditions for talent show in Oklahoma.

The veteran Aerosmith singer drew some howls from the judges, who recognized the 64-year-old rocker when he was introduced as a typical "Idol" hopeful named Pepper LaBieja.

"Steven Tyler is in the house," cheered Randy Jackson.

Mariah Cary quipped, "Dude looks like a lady," a reference to the Aerosmith hit by the same name.

CNN said Randy Travis recognized the prank immediately while Jackson, Cary and Niki Minaj seemed to need a few moments to catch on.

The Oklahoma auditions were the final round of tryouts before the selection process moves to Hollywood, the New York Daily News said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Brittany Murphy's dad slams 'hideous' Lifetime biopic about his late daughter
2
Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg wed in Illinois
3
Robert De Niro to star in Martin Scorsese short film
4
Kendall Jenner drops last name to go by 'Kendall'
5
Jay Z and Beyoncé snuggle up at Made in America festival
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback