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Australian Idol 2023: Meghan calls out Kyle for copying Harry

"Don't listen, Kyle. Don't copy everything he says."
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And then there were ten… Tonight, the Australian Idol singers will become eight – and the pressure is on. With all voting responsibility placed in the Australian public’s hands, the judges are still actively participating in the process, imparting their words of wisdom with each contestant following their performances.

This year, the panel bears some huge names in showbiz; Meghan Trainor, Harry Connick Jr., Amy Shark and Kyle Sandilands. And with their high profiles comes varying personalities.

As shared by Kyle, him and Harry have not gotten off on the best foot. In the show itself, however, while the pair sit on opposite ends, their animosity is not as apparent.

WATCH: Kyle Sandilands tears into Australian Idol contestant. Article continues after video.

Sandilands and Connick Jr. mostly stick to their respective confidantes, Kyle turning to Meghan and Harry turning to Amy. 

Now that the Live Shows have commenced, the judges have become more vocal in their disagreements with each other. And, considering Kyle’s self-professed “tough” judging style is often ill received by the audience, it seems as if Meghan has had enough.

“Shut up!” she often exclaims after Kyle speaks (last night was a count of three).

But… she also had more to say.

After some tough critique from Harry Connick Jr., Angelina Curtis awaited Kyle’s feedback.

“Don’t listen, Kyle. Don’t copy everything he says,” Trainor is heard saying to Sandilands under her breath.

WATCH: Angelina Curtis performs ‘As it Was’. Article continues after video.

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With the audience quieting down and attention now on Sandilands, he responded defensively, “No, I don’t copy anything anyone says.”

While the other judges looked at him somewhat confused (not hearing Meghan’s remark), Meghan seemed taken aback.

“Right…” she said turning away with widened eyes.

While Sandilands, ultimately, ended up agreeing with Connick Jr., we wonder whether this may be a pattern that Trainor has picked up on?

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