“We have seen some incredible talent and a matter of fact tonight in the Oklahoma City episode at the end is a surprise audition,” Ryan said on Ellen. “Steven Tyler comes and auditions in drag. The judges didn't know it was him. Then the judges quickly figure out it is him.”
“I jumped on the set and tried to fool them to see if they could figure out who I was," Tyler said in a radio interview with syndicated host Bobby Jones, reported by The Hollywood Reporter.