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Ruben Ruiz
October 5, 2017

ABC/Eric LiebowitzFans tuning into ABC's reboot of American Idol next year won't have to worry about the show getting bogged down with drama between the judges. "No one's saying 'take away you guns, ' but we don't necessarily need assault rifles".

The new judges of American Idol gathered together for the first time on Wednesday, and shared their devastation and hope for change in the wake of the mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas that killed 59 and left over 500 injured over the weekend.

Bryan, 41, noted his close friendship with Jason Aldean, who was onstage when the gunman started firing into the crowd from the 32nd floor of the nearby Mandalay Bay Hotel.

While Bryan, who's now headlining his annual Farm Tour, didn't offer specifics, Perry quickly chimed in with a call to action and legislation around firearms.

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But Perry was a bit more outspoken, saying that while she prays everyday, "prayer without action is powerless".

Perry also said we can't just go back to normal after this. "We have to take an unfortunate, good, hard look at what our rules and our boundaries are with gun reform".

Looks like the judges got a swanky new desk as well. "Because honestly I get really sick to my stomach just everyone sending their condolences and going back to selfie-ing, and doing their regular stuff". Richie, the senior member of the panel, thought wisdom gleaned from his lengthy career as a performer and songwriter would prove useful.

"Maybe we can give them that lucky star, and we kind of give them that platform, that hopefully they'll be singing the songs we all want to sing together as a community". "These young kids are coming in with a confidence I've never really seen before", she said, and we're talking 15 and 16 year olds! Do I do the documentary? "Some of these artists don't understand you don't get to choose your sleep schedule, the business does", he said. "No, I just become a judge right quick'".

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