Even though Mediaworks fired Natalia Kills and her husband Willy Moon, the former X Factor New Zealand judge has zero qualms about her rant that ultimately led the couple's dismissal.
The judges essentially eviscerated contestant Joe Irvine, who Kills claimed "copied" her husband during his performance of "Cry Me a River."
"We have a doppelgänger in our midst. As an artist who respects creative integrity and intellectual property, I am disgusted at how much you have copied my husband," she snapped at Irvine. "From the hair to the suit, do you not have any value or respect for originality? ...You're a laughing stock. It's cheesy. It's disgusting. I personally found it absolutely artistically atrocious. I am embarrassed to be sitting here in your presence having to even dignify you with an answer of my opinion."
But less than 24 hours later, Kills was killed off the show, and still has no regrets about her commentary. In an interview with MTV Australia, as quoted by Billboard, Kills stands by her vicious criticisms.
"I feel like everyone needs to put the idea of it being a manufactured conspiracy theory behind them, there's really nothing to it," she says. "I love my husband with all of my heart, we'll stick together no matter what."
She continues, "There are many sides to this story and I am not about to get an entire industry in trouble that has been going on for years and years entertaining the masses, so thank you absolutely everyone for your support.
"Thank you to all of my fans. Thank you to my husband...I would like to wish Joe Irvine and my boys category all the best on the show."
Although Moon has stayed quiet about the fiasco, Kills posted a note to her fans on Twitter, thanking them for their support, writing, "I love you guys, thanks for your support & understanding my passionate opinions!"
A handful of celebrities have turned out in waves to support Irvine since he was torn to pieces on the show, including Lorde, Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding and Calvin Harris. The "Yellow Flicker Beat" singer even sent the contestant cupcakes!