Simon Cowell Sounds Off On Rumored ‘Idol' Feud With Kara DioGuardi

Contrary to reports, there is no bad blood brewing at the judges' table of "American Idol" – at least, as far as Simon Cowell is concerned.

Rumors had been swirling suggesting Simon had been trying to get new "Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi fired. However, in a statement to Access Hollywood, Simon said he had no beef with his "Idol" counterpart.

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"I get on really well with Kara. I've really enjoyed having her on the show," Simon told Access. "I look forward to continually working with her."

On Tuesday night's show, Simon appeared to be mocking Kara as she was offering her critique to contestant Matt Giraud – an action, which only fueled the rumor mill of a feud between the two.

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But in a previous interview with's "Dish of Salt" Laura Saltman, Kara said if there was a problem with the British judge – it was news to her.

"Simon's trying to get me fired?" Kara asked, when she was told of the rumor. "You know what, I don't think he'd have to try, to be honest with you. I think he could just be like, 'Eject. Gone.'"

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