Christina Aguilera may have grown up with Tony Lucca on the Mickey Mouse Club, but she obviously wants everyone to know that she's not biased toward him because of their past. Actually, she's just plain mean to her former fellow Mouseketeer!
After Tony's safe performance of Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes," Christina insulted him, saying that although they were child stars together, she thinks he's a "very one-dimensional" singer. Ouch!
"Obviously we go back," Christina told a nervous Tony, as he stood next to host Carson Daly. "That was, you know, a good performance. I just find you to be very one-dimensional," she blurted out, before adding that she didn't see how he could "grow" further in the competition.
Then, Christina made a comment about Justin Timberlake, who has been supporting his old friend on Twitter, writing before the show, "Tony Lucca @luccadoes performs LIVE tonight on #TheVoice Tune in and vote for my boy!!! #realtalent."
"You've got me and your old Mouseketeer buddies behind you. And Justin in particular, but I hope this is really a contest about the voice," Christina said. "I think there are just better voices in the show, rather than a 'celebrity sway' kind of thing."
It wasn't a surprise that fellow judges Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Tony's mentor Adam Levine, as well as the audience, were shocked by Christina's harsh comments.
"That was honest," Adam quipped, before letting Tony know that he made him proud.
And Tony, who was no doubt surprised by Christina's words, took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support, including Justin, whose Tweet obviously bugged their fellow Mouseketeer.
"Thanks homie!" Tony wrote to Justin, "and nobody would probably have given the exchange between two chums a second thought if it hadn't riled Aguilera so."
Whatdid you think of Christina's comments about Tony?