Now that Paula Abdul has left “American Idol,” the question of how the judges’ panel will work is still up in the air. But it looks like plans are under way to have a fourth guest judge added to the panel alongside Kara DioGuardi, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.
[artist id="1652929"]Victoria Beckham[/artist], who was a guest judge on “Project Runway,” will make a guest appearance on the upcoming season of “Idol.” Despite initial reports that Beckham, who was managed by “Idol” producer Simon Fuller when she was in the [artist id="461"]Spice Girls[/artist], would be joining the show as an additional judge, her rep reports that her stint will only last for one episode.
“She will serve as a guest judge in a one-time appearance,” Beckham’s publicist told New York magazine. The rep added to Sky News that it is a “one-off appearance” on the show.
When asked to comment, reps for Beckham and “American Idol” had not responded to MTV News by press time.
As for [artist id="1397"]Abdul[/artist], she spoke about her exit from the show on Wednesday. “It’s been overwhelming what’s going on right now,” she told TMZ, adding that any offers coming her way these days are being considered. “I have to really carefully think about it.”
Abdul also revealed that there are a few very important things she’ll miss most now that her time on the show is over. “My compadres, of course,” she said. “I love the kids and that’s the thing I enjoy, but they all reached out and called me.”
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