Should Perez Hilton Replace Jennifer Lopez on American Idol?


Rumors are flying that Jennifer Lopez may not stay on to judge another season ofAmerican Idol, and with the gossip mill churning out possible new candidates, there’s one celeb who’s quite vocally throwing his hat into the race: The Queen of All Media himself, Perez Hilton. The gossip maven hasn’t been shy about his desire to participate as a judge on American Idol — for months, he’s enthusiastically championed himself as the perfect inheritor to the Idolthrone. Jennifer is a platinum-selling recording artist, while Perez’s credentials aren’t quite as obvious — but judging Idol wouldn’t be the first time that Perez, né Mario Lavandeira, has played a role in the music industry. He has an imprint through Warner Brothers and has been credited with championing artists like Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse, and his BFF Lady GaGa before they broke big. Read More...


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