08/13/2010 12:38 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Kara DioGuardi Found Out She Was Fired From The News (VIDEO)

Former 'Idol' judge Kara DioGuardi found out she was getting fired from the show when she read it in the news, says her father.

Republican candidate Joe DioGuardi, Kara's dad, appeared on "Capital Tonight" (via THR) and was asked about his daughter.

"Would you believe she did not hear, and still has not heard, anything?" Joe says. "She read it the way you did and I did. Her disappointment is that that's the way she's being treated and she feels that's not proper. I think they're trying to create a lot of buzz.""

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