Ian Dickson, aka Dicko, is best known for his role as the tough-love judge on Australian Idol, making him a household name and a staple part of Australian TV & Radio for the last 20 years. Prior to Idol, Dicko spent over 20 years in the record industry in the UK. But Dicko is far more complex than the person we tuned into each week.
In this episode of The Jess Rowe Big Talk Show Dicko opens up to Jess about his addiction to fame, and why his confidence was rocked when the phone stopped ringing.
Dicko also opens up about the fallout after his infamous Paulini gold dress comment.
“I made note of her weight in that gold dress, she spiralled out of control and was admitted to hospital and was virtually on deaths door”.
Listen to the chat now: