Jennifer Hudson will judge 'American Idol' in Season 13: Other alums expected

Jennifer Hudson has reportedly signed on to be a judge on "American Idol" Season 13. The "Idol" alum will reported be joined by at least two other former cast members. Could Kelly Clarkson, Clay Aiken or Adam Lambert be joining her?This "Idol" judging news was first reported by E!Online. According to that article, sources close to the FOX show have confirmed that Hudson has signed a deal to be one of three alumni judges on the upcoming "American Idol" season. While no other future judges have committed yet, the same sources indicate that Clarkson is close to a deal and that the third seat will go to either Lambert or Aiken.Why bring back the alums to "Idol"? A committed attempt to save and rebuild ratings on this once top-rated show lies at the heart of everything. Since big names like Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj only brought a significant drop in Season 12, bringing...


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