It befuddles me how long it’s taken to score up a couple of new judges for American Idol. Sure the show is a tired, odious and overdone bore; but it’s still a ratings and cash machine, for Fox and anyone else on the show. No doubt Simon Cowell is probably a couple of dollars away from being able to buy Fox itself if he wanted thanks to this program. And Paula Abdul must have surely been on her knees thanking God every night since 2002 that she didn’t have to sweat her Head Over Heels royalties to fund her retirement.
The back and forth, on-again, off-again, courting, rumor, innuendo, blah blah blah has finally ended as J.Lo and Steven Tyler have finally been confirmed as the new judges for the upcoming season of the show. From Fox: