Mandel has been supporting Barry, saying on Wednesday’s show, “He would sell more tickets than anybody else!” Stern, however, said, “There's a ton of people with more talent than Big Barry.”
“Extra’s” AJ Calloway tried to play mediator for the two judges, who were still arguing over the act.
Stern told Mandel, “Respectfully, you were wrong, and you can apologize to all the acts you didn't put through.” Howie responded, “No apologies, I'm right.”
Disagreements aside, Stern and Mandel love what they’re doing. Mandel said, “We're getting along; we love each other,” to which Howard added, “We admire each other, and we respect each other professionally; we just have a disagreement.”
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