We guess it's pretty ironic that he's a judge on American Idol these days!
Keith Urban was on Conan O'Brien's show Conan this past Tuesday and it was there that he revealed some very interesting news about his past!
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Apparently once upon a time in Australia, a 9-year-old Keith was on a televised talent show called Pot of Gold — where a judge named Bernard King hit the future star with some brutal honesty!
Find out what Bernard said — and how the advice proved useful later on in Keith's career (below) !!!
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