Today In ‘Idol’: Did Simon Cowell Turn Down $100 Mill?

Jan 15th, 2010 // 1 Comment

:: OK! Magazine does a round table with past Idol finalists Mikalah Gordon, Anoop Desai, Diana DeGarmo and Megan Joy to discuss Week 1 of auditions. Biggest surprise? If that photo is any indication, Megan Joy got hot. [OK!]

:: Here’s Skii Bi Ski’s flipbook of mugshots for your viewing pleasure. Skii Bo Ski, baby! [TMZ]

:: Simon Cowell allegedly turned down $100 million to continue hosting American Idol. (Funny, last year that figure was up to $144 million.) And a possible X Factor judge? Former Sony music exec and Mariah Carey ex Tommy Mottola. [Page Six]

:: Kara DioGuardi is searching for a singer to remake the Folger’s coffee jingle, despite the fact that ain’t nobody gonna do it better than Rockapella. [MJsbigblog]

:: The General’s fifteen minutes get extended through the weekend, as he will visit the ladies of The View this Monday. Please, dear god, don’t let any of their pants hit the ground. [Idol Chatter]


  1. I won't be watching if Tommy Mottola is on there. I can't stand him for what he did to Michael Jackson. Jackson family friend Al Sharpton will be right there with Jermaine Jackson and Joe Jackson if they sign him. They will need cops in riot gear to control the protesters.

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