'The Voice': Adam Levine calls 'American Idol' camp's insults 'a little cheap'


"That's a little cheap."So says Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine about charges made over the weekend by FOX's "American Idol" team, particularly Randy Jackson, at TV critics' winter TCA gathering that NBC's singing competition "The Voice" -- on which Levine is a judge -- uses "second-chance people" as contestants and has a set that, with its rotating high-backed chairs, is a "rip off" of "Star Trek.""People try out for whatever shows they want to try out for," Levine reasons to Zap2it about his series, which NBC is giving a second-season launch immediately after Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, Feb. 5. "It's not like Publishers Clearing House shows up at your house and says, 'Congratulations! You've won the chance to be on this show.' That's bull****, and everyone knows that."Any sort of personal attack, to me, is just a form of vulnerability and insecurity," adds Levine. "To poke fun is one thing, and we've fired back...



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