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Not afraid to tell it like it is, Spears shot down many a would-be hopeful as she, alongside Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid and Simon Cowell, oversaw auditions in Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, and Providence, Ri.
"I felt I was listening to Alvin and the Chipmunks," "that was just kind of bad" and "you need a new teacher to teach you how to sing" were just a handful of the one-liners delivered by the Princess of Pop as shocked contestants were given the not-so-subtle message to vacate the stage.
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Spears wasn't the only one to dish some attitude tonight. Fellow newbie judge Demi Lovato got some good