UPDATE: US is reporting that a rep for Kelly Clarkson says reports that she’ll appear on Idol are “Untrue”
via LA Times:
Next to fill Paula Abdul’s seat? Joe Jonas, set to guest judge the Dallas auditions, and maybe “American Idol” Season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson, who is still negotiating:
Sources tell Showtracker that the pair are nearing a deal to guest judge an audition round of the competition. They follow Victoria Beckham, Mary J. Blige, Shania Twain and the still-unscheduled Katy Perry.
Joe Jonas is strictly to pull in the young demographic. I’ll bet TPTB don’t even care if he’s any good.
Kelly Clarkson? The original flavah American Idol? Interesting twist! Kelly will tell it like it is, but she’ll be sweet about it. The perfect sort of person to replace Paula–except, of course, that she won’t, cause she’s got that whole music career deal that keeps her pretty busy, and pretty rich…