Kelly Rowland On Her X Factor Judging Style: 'I'm Not A Dream Crusher'

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Kelly Rowland arrives at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas -- Getty Images

Kelly Rowland has already started her gig as one of the new judges on Fox's "The X Factor," which is currently filming its audition rounds, but don't expect her to dish out harsh criticism.

"I'm not a dream crusher," Kelly told Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson.

Asked what she will tell someone if they can't sing, Kelly told Shaun that honesty is the best policy.

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"You have to be honest," Kelly said. "If you're thinking you can sing and your momma said, 'Baby, maybe you shouldn't do this,' and you come up there anyway, momma knows best."

Kelly recently teamed up with Fantasia, serving as a special guest on Fantasia's new song "Without Me," off the "American Idol" alum's new album, "Side Effects of You."

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And Fantasia explained to Shaun what the new cut is about.

"You may meet someone and you may feel like you [helped] them along the way. Then, much [further] down the line, you see that person again and they act like they don't even know you. And that, to you, is like, 'Oh, OK, I see. You [are] shining now, but where would you be without me? Got that,'" Fantasia said.

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