There’s some good news and a few unhealthy news, American Idol followers.
The unhealthy news is that Luke Bryan has examined constructive for COVID-19 and will not give you the option to take part within the reside exhibits that start tonight. The good news, nevertheless, is that he’s at present doing properly and unique decide Paula Abdul is returning in his place whereas he recovers at dwelling.
Luke tweeted the news himself on Monday, April 12.
“I’m sad to say I won’t be a part of tonight’s first live American Idol show,” he wrote. “I tested positive for COVID but I’m doing well and look forward to being back at it soon.”
This is the primary time that Paula may have appeared on Idol because it moved to ABC in 2018. Paula was a decide from the collection’ premiere in 2002 till 2009, and solely made three appearances on the truth juggernaut earlier than it ended on Fox in 2016. Tonight, she’ll be part of Lionel Richie and Katy Perry on the decide’s desk as the highest 12 are revealed.