Breaking: Luke Bryan Will Miss American Idol After Testing Positive for COVID 19

Superstar and American Idol judge Luke Bryan announced Monday morning that he would not be a part of the first live broadcast tonight, April 12th due to testing positive for COVID-19.

The “One Margarita” singer let fans know on Instagram and Twitter by stating “I’m sad to say I won’t be a part of tonight’s first live American Idol show. I tested positive for COVID but I’m doing well and look forward to being back at it soon.” The show’s shared on their social media that the original judge, Paula Abdul will fill in for the time being.

“Luke will be missed at our first #AmericanIdol LIVE show tonight, but he is resting now in quarantine at home and we’re wishing him a speedy recovery,” a statement on the show’s Instagram read. “We’re so excited to announce @paulaabdul will be stepping in as a guest judge to join Lionel Richie and Katy Perry as we get closer to crowning a new winner!”

We’re are sending prayers and well wishes to Luke and his family and hoping for a speedy recovery!

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