Adam Levine is calling out Randy Jackson.
During a Friday appearance on “Ellen” with his fellow “Voice” coaches Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton, Levine shot down the “Idol” judge’s comments. “Shame on Randy Jackson for saying that,” Levine said. “Because he out of anybody should know that if you’re in this business you need second, third, fourth and fifth chances.”
Levine said “The Voice” embraces the idea of a second chance as a central theme of the show. He has a point. After all, where would last season’s “Voice” winner Javier Colon be if not for the opportunity the singing competition offered him?
“You know, God bless Randy,” Levine continued. “He was a working musician for a long time and had a lot of success and then…’Idol’ kind of blew him out of the water. And he is a household name now.”
Ultimately, Adam deemed Randy’s comments inaccurate and inappropriate. “It was an irresponsible thing to say that,” he concluded.
On a lighter note: later in the show, the coaches participated in a rousing game of Guesstures with Ellen. And what game would be complete without a little Christina ribbing, courtesy of Blake and Adam?