Singer didn't want to offend pregnant sister Dannii Minogue
The pregnant star, 38, is due to give birth in July, which means she’ll miss the audition stage.
Kylie, 41, was approached by Simon Cowell to cover for Dannii on the judging panel during the early rounds – but she didn’t want to fall out with her sibling.
‘I was asked to do it, but there were two main reasons why I said no,’ she tells the Daily Mirror.
‘One was I had my album coming out. And two, because it’s Dannii‘s thing. I would be stepping on her territory and it would get too messy.
‘You know that Kylie/Dannii thing again? It’s her job, I don’t want to come in and then we have that whole comparison when she came in to take over.’
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