Kara DioGuardi Strips Down for Maxim, Jokes About Getting “Naked” on Idol

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On last season's American Idol, Kara DioGuardi stripped down to a skimpy bathing suit on live TV to duet with her TV foe Bikini Girl.

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"Um, get naked?" she jokes in the March issue of Maxim. The judge, 39, also poses in a number of barely-there getups for the lad mag.

She quickly adds, "But that could actually have the opposite effect, so I think I'll keep my clothes on…. I would say that was definitely the first time… and probably the last."

After showing off her bod on the Idol finale, "I got a couple of proposals and thought maybe I'd want to divorce my husband," jokes DioGuardi, who wed contractor Mike McCuddy last July.

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Even though she's hitched, there's a bit of sexual tension happening on the set of the hit Fox show.

When asked if Simon Cowell gets flirty with her on the show, DioGuardio says, "I don't think I'm his type. Ryan flirts with me more than Simon does."

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DioGuardi also opened up to reporters Wednesday about Ellen DeGeneres' Idol debut.

"Ellen brings a sense of humor, of course, but also I think she knows more about music than we think she does," she said of the talk show host, who was well received by critics after her first show appearance.

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