Mariah Carey Officially Joins “American Idol” » Gossip - Oh. Wow. It looks like Mariah Carey has officially joined the judging panel for “American Idol.” Talk about huge news!
The deal was announced with show biz flair at the Television Critics Association summer tour in Beverly Hills during comments by Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly about the exodus ofIdol judges.
Mariah said of her new job: “I am so excited to be joining Idol. First of all, I wanted to be there today and I wish I could’ve been there to tell you, but I think you know this all kind of just happened real quickly, so I can’t wait to get started in a couple months.”
Congrats to Mariah and we are very excited to see her on the small screen. There is no doubt that she is going to have some interesting stuff to say as a judge. And the best part is that she’s a judge who can actually SING! Now the big question is: who are you going to tune in to watch, Mariah on Idol or Britney Spears on “The X Factor?”
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