Christina Aguilera felt uncomfortable throughout her time on ‘The Voice’.
The 37-year-old singer beforehand appeared as a coach on the US singing competitors for six seasons, and has mentioned that while she initially thought the present’s idea of holding blind auditions – the place coaches are solely in a position to hear the voice of the contestant and should decide them on expertise alone – was “real”, she shortly modified her thoughts.
She mentioned: “I signed on to a present the place the blind audition ingredient was one thing attention-grabbing, one thing real. After some time, although, you begin to see that everybody is handsome. It wasn’t a cushty place for me to be, the place I am simply a part of a money-making machine. After I cease believing in one thing, then it is like, ‘What am I doing right here?’
“I feel I did select to, no pun meant, take a chair for thus lengthy and do one thing very industrial for my little ones. However at a sure level I felt like I am not even doing them a service by dishonest myself and what I am right here to do. They need to be seeing Mommy reside her finest life.”
The ‘Lovely’ singer – who has Max, 10, with Jordan Bratman and Summer time, three, together with her husband Matthew Rutler – additionally insisted she fought exhausting to get two feminine coaches on the panel, however was shot down as she alleges producers instructed her it wasn’t a part of their “demographic”.
Nevertheless, the present’s present line-up sits longtime coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, together with Alicia Keys and Kelly Clarkson.
Chatting with W journal, she mentioned: “I fought for a very long time to get two females within the chairs. And, for a very long time, I used to be simply instructed it wasn’t the demographic. However simply know that I used to be a fighter behind the scenes. As soon as once more, I discovered myself in that place the place I am being instructed what to do, what is going on to be acceptable or unacceptable, what’s okay or not okay. It is like, God, you recognize, I am a mom of two now. The genie is out of the bottle.”
Christina admitted earlier this month that she would “by no means” work on the expertise competitors once more.