Another Simon Replacement Rumor

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When we thought we had heard all of the possible replacement rumors for ex-American Idol judge Simon Cowell we get another surprise. Jessica Simpson is supposedly in talks for the open spot as a judge. She might seem like an... 000_001_365_jsimp

When we thought we had heard all of the possible replacement rumors for ex-American Idol judge Simon Cowell we get another surprise. Jessica Simpson is supposedly in talks for the open spot as a judge. She might seem like an unlikely candidate for the mean judge role, but apparently a close source to the singer says she's been having a lot of meetings with the Idol camp.

Someone close to the star revealed to Entertainment Weekly that she has been in several meetings with American Idol. "I'm not sure whether her people approached ';Idol,' or if it was the other way around," the source admits.

When MTV News asked for confirmation, her reps gave no comment.

I feel like she would've been a better fit as a replacement for Paula.

What do you think of this new candidate to add to our list of possible Simon replacements?
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