Aretha Franklin "Gunning" For Judging Spot On 'American Idol'
Written by Instinct Staff |
Monday, 16 July 2012
|Tags: aretha franklin, american idol, judge, jennifer lopez, mariah carey, divas, tv, reality|
Move over Adam Lambert and Mariah Carey—there's a true Queen rumored to be playing American Idol's musical judge's chairs game: Aretha.
Yep, Aretha Franklin is the latest big name rumored to replace Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler as a judge on American Idol. But there's one small problem that might stop negotiations dead in their tracks.
According to the NY Daily News:
ARETHA FRANKLIN couldn’t rock the same mini-skirts as Jennifer Lopez if she took over the sultry singer’s judging chair on “American Idol,” but she could certainly bring more R-E-S-P-E-C-T to the show, which has seen its ratings decline. Franklin expressed her interest in the role as one of the reality show’s judges, reportedly in response to an email query, and a source close to the 70-year-old said she’s “seriously gunning for it now that it’s crossed her mind.”
If American Idol insists upon remaining on the air despite the public's wishes, why not Aretha, Maria and Glambert as the holy trifecta? We'd watch that!
Still, the rumor mill continues to churn on overload with daily celebrity names being tossed in the hat for the judging positions.
Our prediction for tomorrow's rumor? Hologram Mama Cass.
(Source and image: NYDN)