The rumors were true! The rumors were true!
In an effort to entice viewers back into the world of American Idol, producers have decided to bring superstar alum Jennifer Hudson on board as a judge!
Multiple sources have confirmed that she has signed on for Season 13, which airs this Fall.
Kelly Clarkson is reportedly very close to signing on as well, with the third spot being reserved for either Adam Lambert or Clay Aiken.
We'll keep you updated!! Congrats, J-Hud!!
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American Idol needs serious help! More importantly, it needs some judges!
While we’d love nothing more than to see Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson reunite — we can dream a little, can’t we? — it seems Fox and the show’s production companies are looking to bring former Idol contestants to the judging panel.
Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson have reportedly been contacted, while Adam Lambert and Clay Aiken remain at the top of the list.
Contestant Angie Miller spoke out about this potential plan and said:
Someone loves Clay Aiken a bit TOO much.
The former American Idol was greeted with an uninvited guest at his front door on April 3.
57-year-old Barbara Saylor stole moves from a ninja to sneak into Clay's gated community in North Carolina and THEN hopped over his fence so she could gaze into his window and see if she could catch a glimpse of the singer.
The worst part? Clay was at home!!!
Thankfully, 911 was called promptly and when the cops showed, they arrested Barbara for misdemeanor stalking and misdemeanor first degree trespassing.
But that's not even the craziest part!!!
This woman IS NOT a first time offender.
Clay told police that it isn't the first time the Seattle resident went to insane lengths to be by Clay's side. In fact, Clay said she once threw
Ten years after becoming famous on American Idol, season two runner up Clay Aiken is throwing dirty word bombs towards the show that created his career!
During a recent interview, the singer/almost celebrity apprentice was asked whether or not he'd return to the American Idol stage to celebrate his 10 year milestone.