'American Idol's' Nigel Lythgoe: 'There was no apology!' - Steven Tyler apology a joke. Duh.


"American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe spoke with the press Thursday (Feb. 17) about the season so far, where he addressed the judges, the talent, the ratings and the lack of sense of humor on the part of some Americans.One journalist wanted to know what exactly the apology issued by FOX was for -- remember that "apology" on the title card a few weeks ago (that we at Zap2it all got as a joke). Nigel says:"This is what amazes me. There was no apology! It's obvious to me, it's plenty difficult sometimes to get British humor. It was the producers, not FOX, that apologized. It was the producers who wished to apologize for Steven using a language that he shouldn't be using and then of course he went on to say, 'You know what gluck rhymes with? It rhymes with ... ' and badumdumdum it went into the titles. Yes, [it was a joke]. I'm...



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