Nigel Lythgoe Would Welcome Nicki Minaj Back to American Idol as Judge

TMZ stopped Nigel Lythgoe, in Malibu recently to ask the American Idol producer if he’d ever have beleaguered Justin Bieber on the show to mentor the Idols. His snarky answer includes a concession that it might help the ratings. But he also insists that he would welcome Nicki Minaj back to Idol as a judge next season.

And oh look. There’s Peter Noone, from the 60’s group, Herman’s Hermits, heading to dinner with Nigel. Perhaps the show is considering the band’s music for a future theme. Wouldn’t that be awesome (SARCASM) My suggestion for Lazaro: “I’m Henery the Eighth, I Am.”


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