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Bikinis Can Change Your Life

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American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi tells Women's Health magazine that wearing a bikini, singing on live national television, changed her life. "I kept saying no," she told the magazine. "I mean, what crazy nut is gonna go out there in a bikini at almost 40 years of age against a girl who is 20 and probably cosmetically enhanced? I looked a little pasty. But hey, at least I didn't wet myself! It probably saved my job. It was a defining moment. Like, 'She's serious and industry, but also as kooky as everyone else on this panel.'" [People]