UPDATE: The producers of 'American Idol' "apologized," it turns out, for Tyler's hinting to a contestant with the last name of Muck that his name rhymed with a certain profane word. Some have interpreted the apology as satire aimed at those who complained about it last week.
The black card apology read: "American Idol would like to apologize for last week's outrageous behavior by Steven Tyler. Mr. Tyler has been warned and assures us it will never happen again."
'American Idol' is apologizing Wednesday night for new judge Steven Tyler -- but they won't disclose why.
Ryan Seacrest announced on his radio show on Wednesday that the television singing show will air an apology at the beginning of the show. "There's a black card that starts the show tonight," Seacrest said. "It starts with, 'American Idol would like to apologize for last week's outrageous behavior by Steven Tyler...'"
Seacrest kept the behavior a secret, hinting only that viewers would know what he was talking about if they had tuned in to last week's episode. Stay tuned tonight for the answer.LISTEN: