In addition, Abdul said she also sympathizes with all of the Idol finalists because she's experienced firsthand what it's like to be in their position.
"I know what it's like to want so bad to be able to hit that center spot and be in my zone and create magic," she explained during the interview. "Sometimes it doesn't happen, and then you're forced with rising above adversity and getting out there again. I'm the queen of having to rise above adversity."
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